How often do you walk into the tiny room that contains the washer and dryer and then think, "Omigod, where am I?" Spinning around, you search for clues. The two enormous white boxes with big, circular windows on the front are no help at all. Frantically, you fling open the cabinets hanging on the wall.… Continue reading The #Funny Thing About Signs #Humor
The Funny Thing About Dolphins
That's the thing about dolphins. If they don't like you, you must suck as a human being. Seriously suck. Dolphins have been known to protect complete strangers - of another species, no less - from sharks. Makes you wonder if dolphins didn't like some of the people who didn't make it. Maybe they just hung… Continue reading The Funny Thing About Dolphins
When Paying It Forward FAILS
A few years ago, a woman proudly posted on social media that she had participated in a 36-Car-Long Pay It Foward Chain at a Chick-Fil-A in Tampa, Florida. At the time, I remember thinking, "Well, I guess that's nice." After all, when you use the phrase "Pay It Forward," in relation to anything, it brings… Continue reading When Paying It Forward FAILS
MSNBC Covered Actual News Today. Trump Baffled.
MSP News - In a shocking break with 24-hour news channel protocol, MSNBC reported on the capture of Paris terror suspect Salah Abdeslam. An actual story, not a moving ticker tape along the bottom of the screen. Live coverage with Richard Engel. The word Trump wasn't uttered for over 34 minutes in a row. Calls… Continue reading MSNBC Covered Actual News Today. Trump Baffled.
Good Night, Sweet Prince!
Yesterday, I found out that my former professor and mentor, Dr. Andrew Dillon, had passed away after a long battle with cancer. The news slammed me with steel door heft, although I'd begun mourning Dr. Dillon weeks ago, when I first heard that he was terminally ill. Recalling all his wit, insight, advice and encouragement… Continue reading Good Night, Sweet Prince!
8 Common Things Much More Lethal Than Marijuana
One by one, as states legalize medical marijuana and/or decriminalize the possession of weed, more and more studies are being conducted and published which support the argument that pot is the very least of our worries, particularly when compared to the scions of legal addiction: alcohol, tobacco and Game of Thrones. In fact, a recent… Continue reading 8 Common Things Much More Lethal Than Marijuana
The Two Sentence Long Horror Story
One night, after I'd fallen asleep, my husband landed on a horror site and spent hours devouring short stories. For some reason, he immediately wrote an über brief horror story that went like this: I returned home from work. My wife was not in her usual spot, which was strange because she's been dead for… Continue reading The Two Sentence Long Horror Story
Canada Demands U.S. Build Border Wall
MSP Press - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that if Mexico agrees to build a wall along the U.S. southern border, at their own expense, Canada will insist that the United States erect a wall along the its northern border - at the U.S. taxpayer's expense. Citing the draw of socialized medicine and lower… Continue reading Canada Demands U.S. Build Border Wall
Gossip Girl And The Juicy Tidbit
I'll admit it. When I was a teen, I used to be a bit of a gossip. My own self-esteem was so fractured after my merciless stint in middle school, I felt less "different" when I learned of others' flaws, weaknesses and mistakes. A good gossip-mongering session made me feel included because everyone was doing it. … Continue reading Gossip Girl And The Juicy Tidbit
Just Four Friggin’ Lines #8
Just Four Friggin' Lines is a daily, weekly, completely random series for people who have the attention span of a goldfish with Alzheimer's. People who have to cram their verse in between tweezing and waxing. Or mowing, as the case may be. There's no judgment here; after all, it's Just Four Friggin' Lines. You, your monobrow,… Continue reading Just Four Friggin’ Lines #8