Fortune Cookies No Longer What They Are Cracked Up to Be

Is it just me or were fortune cookies once upon a time more interesting, more likely to cause a reaction or elicit an, “oooh?” These days the ones I open seem to be more little affirmations, or positive-thinking slogans, not that I have anything against the power of positive thinking unless of course, it means…

Mr. Romney, America Did Not Fail; You Did

When I was a little kid, one of my big brothers turned to our mother with his big crazy grin and said, “Mom, we’re not crazy; it’s just the rest of the world.” Well, sadly that brother did kind of turn out a bit on the crazy side. Shhh. . . you didn’t hear that…

My Firstborn Hits 22, How is this Possible?

There is just no way I went from looking at pictures of your Kindergarten graduation Monday morning, to having a beer with you Monday night. Photos of you in a fireman’s hat, a conductor’s cap, sleeping in your stroller. Really? Twenty two years? I don’t feel old enough for that. Well, then again, my feet…

Wordled My Last Post

Have you played with Wordle yet? You can check out the online application by clicking here. It creates an image of the words you plug into it, the text of a story, a poem, a blog post or article, even just a paragraph, whatever you copy and past in. The most frequently used words are the…