It is Acceptable to Say ‘Stoner’?

My husband and I went out for a late dinner last week after church. As we pulled into the restaurant parking lot we noticed that the workers were having a communal smoke break outside the back door.  We should have known things would only go downhill from there but we gave it a go anyway….

Got the Best of Me

I traveled back to my hometown this past week.  I wanted to visit a few people and take care of a few things that I needed to take care of.  A few of those things got the best of me. There was a large toy closet in the living room of the home where my…

She Wouldn’t Give the Go-Ahead

I was prepared for many of the changes that accompany aging.  I realize not everything can stay in its original shape and form or work like it always did, but I was totally unprepared for what happened last week. I don’t have any fond memories of going to the dentist. As a child, I went…

Tossing and Twisting

I’m not gonna lie.  I like a sweet treat every now and again.  A chocolate chip cookie or sugar-icing cupcake is a good way to end a meal. However, getting those cookies and cupcakes has become a little unsettling. Last week I got an invitation to a work picnic and with it came a request…

What Kind of Rank Puller are You?

Using the power of your position to make someone do what you want him or her to do sounds terrible, yet it happens all the time. When I was young enough to require parental permission to do things, I would ask my mom if I could do whatever it was I wanted to do.  If…

Those Days are Long Gone

I miss the good old days when I called a business and a real live person who could help me answered the phone. There weren’t recorded people on the other end of the line who directed me to push a certain button to reach someone who might be able to help me. There weren’t technological…