Hey, everybody! I’m about to go out of town again, and given that here in the States it’s a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, I figured everybody would be out and about doing things and not hanging out online (ONE HOPES). So everybody go have some fun. Catch a movie. Go for a hike. Have… Read More Happy Friday!
“So,” – have you noticed I start most of my blogs that way? I couldn’t resist and isn’t it fun when you can crack yourself up? I’ll let you in on a little secret – I’m always grateful I’m easy to amuse. Let me start with the word: Anecdote. Have you noticed if you… Read More Rambling and a Paradigm Excerpt
Welp, here we are again. It’s Monday and my super-good intentions to be prepared by writing a blog yesterday for this morning went by the wayside. Again. I don’t know why I continue to be surprised by this – but I always am. I also don’t know about you – but I’m a “sorry” addict. … Read More Playing Catch Up
I like lying backwards on my backyard lounger when it’s in its upright position. I twist around so my feet are where my head should be and my head is where my feet should be. If you still can’t picture what I’m describing, picture this: me lying on my back, the soles of my feet… Read More Looking Up
Language fascinates me. Since I was a child, I’ve always been interested in learning the origins of the English language and how it’s connected to languages all around the globe. It tickles me to learn where a word or phrase (or product) originated. The origin of anything, for that matter. How rituals and rites began,… Read More Love of Language
Good Afternoon on this sunny Monday. Nothing like the weather in Texas. It can drop twenty degrees in thirty minutes or the opposite. Not a ray of sunshine to be found for a week and today I have the windows open. I posted earlier on Facebook I couldn’t decide WHAT to blog about because I… Read More Free Admission to Vonnie Land
So the other day I was riding my bike across the train trestle by the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The trestle spans the San Lorenzo River and offers great views of the amusement park, the bay, and the mouth of the river. It’s a great place to see birds. Mergansers, buffleheads, gulls, cormorants. Due to… Read More Kicked off Jury Duty… Again!