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Smartphone Apps That Should Be, But Aren’t

February 11, 2014

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Oh, the smartphone. How I love thee. I can do almost anything on the thing: search the web, convert international currency, play the guitar and piano and drums, blog and read blogs, see in the dark, plan meals, and do much more! The kids and I were lamenting, however, over some glaring omissions in the […]

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Enough Said…

November 10, 2013

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Saw this on social media, and laughed and laughed and laughed….

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Cool Phone Apps That Should Be Created, But Never Will

February 19, 2013

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Oh, the smartphone. How I love thee. I can do almost anything on the thing: search the web, convert international currency, play the guitar and piano and drums, blog and read blogs, see in the dark, plan meals, and do much more! The kids and I were lamenting, however, over some glaring omissions in the […]

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The NASCAR of Scootering: Scooter Freestyle

January 26, 2013

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Oh my word. My mother’s heart jumps frantically to see these crazy kids doing these things. But the adventurer in me is jumping up and down and pumping my fists. Wooohooo! :beebop:

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Some Serious Solitaire Down Time

January 11, 2013

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I have discovered the joy of playing games again. I’ve been working very long hours for a few years now, and I think I was starting to break down a bit (not in a good way). So I have intentionally started to set aside a period of time, when I can, to just read a […]

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Around the Interwebz

January 2, 2013

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I’m still recovering from 2012. It was a whammy of a year, especially the final few months. I’m usually glad to see a previous year end and a fresh, new one start, but I’m a bit apprehensive about what 2013 holds. I read the headlines and they make me more and more nervous every day. […]

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Random Toodles #736

November 10, 2012

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All three kids are doing their music practice. AT THE SAME TIME. Two of them are working on their scales but are playing them in opposing directions. I have FIVE huge articles due today and I can’t think straight! GAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. *** Three days after as I pay off the previous month’s whopping big cell phone […]

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The Origin of Coffee: So Baaaaad

November 6, 2012

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The daughter was reading her new book about natural herbs and related this little gem to me: One day, the Arab mullah Schadelih met a goatherd whose flock was jumping around in an excited fashion. When asked to explain their behavior, the goatherd told the mullah that the animals grew agitated every time they grazed […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Cape Needed

October 10, 2012

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On Whiteface Mountain

September 23, 2012

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Ever hear of Whiteface Mountain? It’s in the Adirondack Mountain range. It’s also where the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics were held. I am madly in love with Whiteface Mountain. We went up to the summit last week. It’s the only ADK mountain you can drive up (near to) the summit. Franklin Delano Roosevelt apportioned […]

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