Mafia Pizza and Soft Scrambled Eggs

The boys and I went out for our bi-weekly pizza Monday night. As usual we hit our favorite pizza joint over near the University.  The running joke in the family is that we wish we could figure out where this pizza place orders our pizza from. They never seem to have any customers except for…

I Know It’s Only Monday, but Take a Break Already

I am lucky enough to have been able to arrange a couple of paid time off days before Thanksgiving, but while my fellow countrymen and city-women are enjoying turkey, I’ll be back at it and working hard on Thursday.  And while I’m taking this break to tidy up the house and start preparing for winter,…

Dandelions and Bad Hair Days, Poetry, Prose and Mental Health

Why, in this day and age do mental health issues still carry a stigma? We know so much more now about the physiological workings of the brain and the environmental causes of stress that I find it astounding how uncomfortable people can be talking about it. We talk readily about our aches and pains, our…