Just Another Blog

An amalgam of many things professionally and personally, a mixture of light and dark, so please don’t ask me to pick a lane or specialize or focus on one topic. I only know two things: kindness can change everything and laughter really is the best medicine.

My Mom Makes Me Crazy: An outfit for Irma

My mom, in her 70s, lives in her own home in Collier County, Florida. Florida has been preparing for days for Hurricane Irma to make landfall and smash into most everything. My sisters and I live in Illinois. My sisters and I have been concerned and have asked her to come up to us in […]

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Nice is Not a Four Letter Word

George Carlin had a very funny bit called “Have a Nice Day” where he berated those that wish him to have one. Then he says “Y’know the trouble with that ‘nice day’ stuff for me is that word ‘nice’. It’s just such a soft, kinda flabby word. There’s no character to it.” I will say […]

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