Thanks, Coronavirus, for Turning Everyone into a Germaphobe Like Me

Have you ever stumbled upon an unknown indie band and fallen in love with their music, followed them for years until one day they get discovered and start getting airplay on major radio stations? And suddenly everyone goes nuts over this “new” band and you’re all like “Puh-leez, I’m a REAL fan, I found them … Continue reading Thanks, Coronavirus, for Turning Everyone into a Germaphobe Like Me

Happy Surgiversary to Me

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. So I thought I’d wait till November to mention it as a way of making sure that my message wasn’t lost in the pink shuffle that is October. Sort of like when you give someone their birthday present a week late. It gets noticed above the other gifts that … Continue reading Happy Surgiversary to Me

How I Got My Kids to Listen to Me

My kids have selective hearing. Chances are, your kids or any others you’ve encountered likely have selective hearing, too. Simple, repeated requests such as ‘Please shut the refrigerator door” or “Don’t leave your wet towel on the floor” go ignored unless I: A) Ask at least three times B) Am no more than 4 feet … Continue reading How I Got My Kids to Listen to Me