Engrish. Gotta love it. Happiness always accompanies with me. When I was a teenager, I thought happiness was when everything would be okay and there would be no problems. That’s not happiness, that’s death. As I get older, I realize happiness is in the moments and the minutes, not necessarily in the things we accumulate. … More I got chocolate on my Fortune Cookie
I’m going to make this easy. Debt for individuals: 1. If you use a credit card to buy something because you don’t have the money, the “borrowed” money is DEBT. 2. Debt makes you a servant to the lender. (Proverbs 22:7) You have to go by their rules: When to pay it back, how much each payment has … More Debt 101 — Debt Limits for Dummies – Debt Ceiling
Oh sure, it’s “pretty” when you look out the window and see the snow falling. And sure, the fire is so delightful. It’s almost that time of year again, time to dress like a Canadian. Layers and layers of clothes, piled on top of each other, trying desperately to keep the cold out. I’ve lived … More Dressing Like a Canadian
On Saturday, September 8, 2001, I had driven around town, with the windows down, playing a Dusty Springfield cd (“Son of a Preacher Man“) and just enjoying a sunny day in America. I lived in just north of Albany, NY, about 15 minutes from the airport. Planes flew overhead on a regular basis. I barely … More “Look Mama, a plane!” My September 11, 2001 Story
If I had all the time in the world to throw myself behind a cause, it would be to stop the race baiting being done in this country. I know things are not perfect, but there are advances and mistakes on both sides. For the record, yes, I am white. Let me tell you of … More Daily Prompt: Can we please take the deck of race cards off the table?
Bailey had a big day today walking the trails at the Battlefield park. Here he is next to one of the cannons used during the Battle of Saratoga in 1777. When we first started out this morning, we really had a tough time coaxing Bailey to get into the car. I guess he was afraid … More Bailey’s Saratoga Battlefield Adventure
“..And pull a comb thru your coal black hair…” I met him online during the Great Dating Dry Spell of 1998. He had sent me a pic. He had coal black hair and his skin, the color of mocha. Nice. We chatted online and agreed to meet at a local restaurant. He said that after … More My top ten worst dates: #2