Can’t Always Get What You Want

Someone I know had a birthday last week.  I ordered a cake and yes, it was from the same store where the lady talked deli to me so it didn’t go off without a hitch or glitch or whatever you call it. In fact, the whole experience reminded me of a song that came out…

She’s Not that Kind of B

Prevention services in a certain health care act were intended to prevent health problems. Sounds simple, right? But it’s not, and one person holds the key. Or in this case, the code. Everyone in my family knows that throughout their annual prevention exam they must use correct language. They have to say ‘annual prevention exam’…

What Happened to ‘You’re In, You’re Out’?

I was driving my car the other day and heard a rumbling noise when I used the brakes.  It soon was time for an oil change and some other general maintenance so I scheduled a service appointment to get everything taken care of in one appointment. Usually, getting serviced is a ‘you’re in, you’re out’…

Well, I Waited

I went to the doctor’s office the other day. I try to avoid them as much as possible because it usually involves a huge chunk of time, money, and a lot of hassle, but I had no choice.  I needed someone to look in my ear and the doctor’s office was the only place with…

Pain in My Asset

I use a lot of technology in my daily life.  When it works well, it can be a real asset, but when it doesn’t, it’s a real pain in the asset. It was Saturday evening and I was headed out for a late dinner because I was too lazy to whip something up at home. …

Blue Betty

Yesterday was a crazy day. I had a lot of things on my to-do list, yet by 11 o’clock in the morning, I realized the list had to wait. Someone special needed and deserved my attention. As I worked on the first item on my list, I learned that someone wanted to buy one of…