Thinking I Know, Knowing, and Not Knowing

I went to an event where there were people whom I knew and others that I didn’t.  I found myself in a precarious situation that involved thinking I know, knowing, not knowing, and panties in a bunch. Let’s begin with the panties. There absolutely is no reason to get your panties in a bunch over…

Almost My Underwear

As much as I do not want to write this next sentence, I have to because it’s an essential part of the story. Without it, there is no story. So here goes. The other day I went shopping…for underwear.  While shopping, things got a little personal. For some reason, nearly every time I go into…

A Fabulously Funny Snicker: Pretend it’s 1995

I was at a brewery the other day.  It was new to me and so was the message written on the small chalkboard behind the bar. Let me go back several years and paint a picture of being out for drinks and wings.  It was the usual Friday night event at the Red Barn.  As…

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…

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…

A Snap and Two Barks

I was in Chattanooga last week.  I’d been there before but only on a pass-through from Nashville.  This was a pass-through too, but I had a little extra time to explore. However, things got a little ruff. I decided to walk from the Chattanooga Choo Choo to the riverfront area rather than take the shuttle. …