As the tiniest-ever turkey waits in our fridge (likely the first and only time it will actually be thawed by Thursday morning), I struggle with a couple of dilemmas. First, what kind of new math do I need to justify three pies, six sides, and eight bottles of wine for four adults? Second, and more … [Read more…]
Unless you’ve been living in a cave somewhere, you know the only hope for mankind surviving the Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is for all of us to properly wash our hands. (Actually, that cave thing might work, too, but I digress.) A critical component of that hand washing protocol is that we scrub for a minimum … [Read more…]
I’ve never had writer’s block. Sure, there have been times that I didn’t write anything… sometimes months at a time. Just take a look at the gaping holes in this blog. But that wasn’t writer’s block. That was laziness, a new grandson, distraction, Netflix, procrastination, or (more often than I’d like to admit) an all-consuming … [Read more…]
“Attention Shoppers!” Black Friday has come and gone. Of course I mean the actual day after Thanksgiving Black Friday, not the Cher Farewell Tour-esque string of Black Fridays that have been happening since the Hallmark Channel’s Christmas (Movies) in July. If you’ve felt like Bill Murray in Groundhog Day for months, now you know why. Were … [Read more…]
Last month, my sister’s beloved husband, Marty, succumbed to pancreatic cancer, having been diagnosed just after Christmas. Marty was truly one of the best people I’ve ever known, and I am just one of countless family and friends still reeling from this unfathomable loss. It was my honor and privilege to offer a eulogy at his … [Read more…]
Explain what We B Late means.