The word prompt for today is AWKWARD!! So let me just dive in. AWK usually the first sound I make in the morning, while having a good stretch. Well, that along with several curse words directed at various body parts that refuse to cooperate with my morning stretch. I have to admit that the list … Continue reading Awkwardness
AND why do they hate me! All of my life I seem to be a victim of gravity. I remember even at a young age that Gravity had it out for me. I tried to ride on the handle bars of a neighbors bike. Well, gravity had other ideas. I was trying to sit still … Continue reading Killer Cleaning or Who invented gravity…
OR how to make your brother laugh so hard his false teeth fall out!! OK, let us set the scene. I had gone to Yuma (BIG city around here!) for physical therapy. After making my therapist happy. Not nurse Ratchet, but she does have some issues with corporeal punishment! And back to my story. My … Continue reading I have fallen and I can’t get up….
As I sit in a nice house, with baseboard heating, I remember the smell of the school when they first started the heating. A kind of musty smell and the lunchroom was warming up the beef stew (NO!! I don't want to know what was in it!). It made the official start of fall. It … Continue reading And the decision was made!
I've seen many disaster stories on the subject of "catfish". No, not the kind at the end of your cane pole or even the ones in the fishing pond. The only thing that IS fishy is the awful way people are duped. Yes I have had men (always widowed with at least one child!) try … Continue reading Catfish… and other fairy tales
OK, we all know that getting old SUCKS! OK, well if you are over 50ish you know this. I have decided that yes it stinks but sometimes we have to just update our environment. I had found that with my hip I can't seem to get in and out of the truck very well. SOOOOO … Continue reading Me and My Noodle!!
I have been known to sleep walk. In the past. Lately however I have seen several videos of people sleepwalking or waking from surgery. My sleep walking was brought out again with the medication Ambien. I love the little commercial blurbs "May cause eating or drinking with no memories of the event" I had a … Continue reading If I sound stupid just make me count to ten!
Churn After spending the most of my years being comfortably ignorant of what goes into the food I eat. I am amazed how and what goes into making food. Just when I thought life held no more surprises - in comes BUTTER. Real butter not the store-bought slab of fat and chemicals. When I first … Continue reading Butter Churn… Twenty-first century style!
Messy Do you ever wonder why some cattle (notice I didn't say COW) are born bulls? But are sold as steers? Last year was a learning curve for us AND the cattle. Do you know what happens when a "bull" becomes a "steer"? Well, wonder no more! But in an effort to keep this a … Continue reading Goodbye Bull, Hello Steer