Category Archives: Life

The Politics of Broccoli

Broccoli, poor broccoli, along with its sidekick spinach, nothing says “I’m not eating it” like this mop-topped vegetable. For decades, parents have been struggling with their children to take “at least one bite” of their vegetable. Years ago broccoli was … Continue reading

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My affair with bungee cords

Please don’t tell my dog, but I have truly found man’s best friend…the bungee cord. Oh sure their are those who swear by duct tape or are super glue enthusiasts, but to them I say “bungee cords rule”. To me … Continue reading

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Guess who is not in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame!!!

Three Dog Night Genisis Def Leopard Pat Benatar Boston The Doobie Brothers KISS Depeche Mode The Cure Chicago Hall and Oates Rush Alice Cooper Moody Blues E.L.O. Cheap Trick Bad Company Peter Frampton Heart T-Rex Bon Jovi Journey Foreigner Public … Continue reading

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Your Name on a Grain of Rice

For as much as things have changed, they have really stayed the same. There is no other place that exemplifies this then our state fairs and ocean boardwalks. I recently had the pleasure of visiting Santa Monica Pier. As I … Continue reading

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What are your patience buttons?

What are your patience buttons As I get older I am finding my “patience” tolerance has moved up the “how much more can I take” scale. Baby’s crying, bad drivers, 8:30 at night solicitations from so called non profits (and … Continue reading

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Love is Poison

LOVE IS POISON- These were the three large words staring me in the face as I waited in the customer service line at supermarket one day last week. Where were these three distressing words exposed?? Well it wasn’t on a … Continue reading

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