I've had enough of your attitude young man! You are in need of a nap and a time out! To which satan replies, “No, I don't wanna take a nap! You're not the boss of me!” (What a little crybaby whiner-pants he is.) I tell him, “Yes, as a matter of fact, I am the … Continue reading You’re not the boss of me!
I love finding treasures. I never know what I'll find when I go to the thrift store. I bought some books, and when I got home and was putting them on my bookshelf, a piece of paper fell out of one of them. It is a story of finding the best treasure ever. The Story … Continue reading Treasures
Okay boys and girls, clear off your desks and get ready for a pop quiz. (Like you are ever ready for a pop quiz!) I'm pretty sure those were the two scariest words we ever heard in school. You have no warning about what you will be quizzed on and your anxiety kicks into overdrive. … Continue reading Pop Quiz
It really works! When someone begins a political rant slamming people, I just begin to sing. Not just any song, but I have two specific songs that are easy to remember and can play over and over in the back of my mind while I'm doing other tasks. I remember a quote I heard once … Continue reading Puppy Love
While watching an old television Western, Tales of Wells Fargo, I had two thoughts come to me. The first was when the bandits stopped the stage coach. Thanks to the pandemic, my thought was, how nice that they were wearing their masks. The second was regarding the man riding shotgun. He was seated on the … Continue reading Riding shotgun
We have a little sign that we got when we bought some overstuffed chairs years ago. It says, “I'm a recliner!” Since then we have made it a game to hide it where the other person will find it and get a laugh. The best one was when my husband put it on the under … Continue reading Pack animal
I was stopped yesterday by three people in my town with a population of approx. 7500 souls. These three people were running around like chickens with their heads cut off. Defined it is someone who runs around in a crazy, frenzied manner. Scientifically speaking, (this might get a bit graphic) after you decapitate the chicken, … Continue reading Probabilities
When I got home from work tonight, I began unloading the dishwasher. Sometimes mindless tasks calm me down. I've been agitated the last few days over the political unrest in America. I am taken aback by the hatred I see and hear. It can be overwhelming. So as I was taking out an agatized wood … Continue reading Agatized
I remember when I had to suffer through this. New Math. It was taught during the 1950's—1970's. It was supposed to be a dramatic change in the way math was taught, emphasizing “discovery learning.” Students worked in groups to invent theories about the problems posed in the textbooks. The goal was get past children only … Continue reading New Math
This idea is genius! I don't know why I didn't think of it sooner. Maybe you've heard of carbon offsets. A carbon offset, sometimes called a carbon credit, refers to paying someone else to reduce their carbon emissions or increase their carbon sequestration (as in by planting trees) in order to offset your own carbon … Continue reading I’m going to make Millions!