The Cat Came Back

The Cat Came Back

If cats have nine lives, then somehow I acquired a bionic breed because our family feline has about twice that. Almost seventeen years ago I rescued a black and white kitten from an extreme pet hoarder’s disgusting lair and since then “Jumpy” has managed to cheat death on an annual basis. Go ahead and laugh ...

“Boho” for Baby

I have a baby shower today for my cousin’s cute wife. Of course, I need a gift for the new mom in celebration of the sweet screaming bundle of joy on its way. Luckily, I recently acquired a new quilt pattern I’ve been anxious to try, and who doesn’t love a handmade quilt for their ...
Dinosaur Day

Dinosaur Day 1

Happy Dinosaur Day! What? You didn’t know about today’s special significance? Well, you may not be familiar with this special day, but it’s a pretty big deal for me. The first significance of Dinosaur Day is that even as I write this, my sister-in-law is giving birth to her second little boy who’s name is ...
Sucker for Sushi

Sucker for Sushi

So, I’m at the grocery store today picking up a few things, when I see a sign that says “Fresh sushi made daily!” Fresh sushi, made right there in the grocery store? Hmmm, curiosity piqued. Though I am a sushi junkie, I don’t usually buy grocery store sushi because who knows how long that stuff’s ...
A Clip from WalMart

A Clip from WalMart

WalMart is a fascinating cultural icon of our time. On one hand, those stores have contributed to the death of the American mom-and-pop shop and quaint shopping districts. On the other hand, you can buy stuff freakin’ cheap there. On the third hand, something about those stores brings out the unnatural of humanity. We’ve all ...