Post-Halloween rant

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Yes. I admit it. I love Halloween. I used to dress up as entities such as the bride of Frankenstein, a zombie or a Bela Lugosi-style vampire. Once, I went to pick up… Continue reading

Writing, insanity, obsession, and poetry

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There’s this pesky little bi-product of Tourette’s Syndrome called obsessive-compulsive disorder. Both my TS and OCD are mild, thank God, or I’d be a full moon short of complete lunacy living with 6… Continue reading

Computers, Word 7, embezzlers and…why I save often and well

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When I was a kid, I took apart an old clock and put it together again. It ran backwards. I’m told that’s impossible, but when the first plane-like entity flew a few hundred… Continue reading

A Day Run Amok OR How to NOT Neuter Your Cat

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Have you ever had one of ‘THOSE’ days? You know, the kind… you wake up to the sound of the alarm after a late night, crawl out of bed feeling a bit out… Continue reading

George Washington, charities, sweatshops, bargains, and why we’re slave owners, too.

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I am so tired of the argument used to discredit George Washington. I’m sick to distraction of people trying to nullify the Constitution because women didn’t have rights and some of our founders… Continue reading

Guns, Boats, Cars, and heart attacks

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This blog is amended and expanded from a comment written on another blog, so if–by some extraordinarily remote possibility you saw that entry—-I wrote it so technically I didn’t steal anything. I, for… Continue reading

About Yeast and Acidophilus

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OK. I know it isn’t Rally’s fault. After all, she didn’t ask to be moved from Canada, the land of clean water, fresh cool breezes, and pristine snow to Florida, the land of… Continue reading

Wordknapping

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Yes, I know.  Kidnapping doesn’t have a K between the D and the N.  But since this blog is about words that have been kidnapped and tortured into meaning something else, I feel… Continue reading

Stupidest Horse in the World

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  OK! Let’s start by saying that I LOVE horses. I have loved horses since I first saw one. They are beautiful animals, mostly gentle and kind. They put up with me bouncing… Continue reading

A casserole of rants

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Proceed with caution—a casserole of rants awaits. Like any casserole, some people will find it tasteless, others may think it’s too cheesy, and still others might wonder what kind of cook comes up… Continue reading