Monthly Archives: July 2011

Happy endings

Not every story has a happy ending. Thank God for that, for this world would be painfully predictable if it worked that way. “I don’t know how it’s going to end,” a woman would say to her husband of 40 … Continue reading

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Missing cat

There are aspects of parenting I hate. It looks like one is going to hit me square in the face tomorrow. Kalista’s kitten, Mittens, is missing. Our back yard is fenced in and the 3-month-old gray and white tiger has … Continue reading

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Simultaneously this evening, I sat in a recliner eating an entire frozen pizza and Doritos while I watched the 11 p.m. news report the following: 1.) South Carolina may have the nation’s eighth-highest rate of obesity, but people are working … Continue reading

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Grammar Nazis and Ph.D.s

This has nothing to do with anything anyone in particular said to me recently. It’s regarding a collection of observations, questions and statements sent my way since college. “So do you … hear … I mean, pick up on … … Continue reading

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A dying cause: Caylee Anthony

Okay, okay. Let me get this out of the way: today’s verdict in the Casey Anthony trial has me hooked. Too bad it’s over, eh? Because until today, I had the following mentality, quoting a facebook status from a friend, … Continue reading

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Florida voted by toddlers worst place to live

A poll of toddlers in 50 3/4 states has listed Florida as the least-desired state in the nation to live, Highlights magazine announced Tuesday. The findings – described as “preliminary” by the 60-year-old children’s publication – came from on-the-spot questioning … Continue reading

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