The Portuguese Experience at Emidio’s

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    This isn’t my usual blog topic, and I’m certainly not a connoisseur of restaurant cuisine. But I just had to write this!  If you live in the Atlanta or travel to the… Continue reading

Grammy, time to wake up!

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“Grammy, time to wake up!”  The shining light I call Munchkin yells into my ear. “What time is it?” I mumble. “Uh….6:00.” “Go back to sleep,” I whimper, pulling the covers over my… Continue reading

An Eye For An Eye

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Please read Struggle To Understand as a precursor to this rant, because the comment is what triggered this response. The specific comment indicated that it is a ‘Sad reality’ that our society is… Continue reading

Momness

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      Mother’s day.  The ads byting my inbox were the only reason I was aware of its encroachment.  I may not remember it, but my family doesn’t forget (I’m flattered beyond… Continue reading

SPAM (not related to the food)

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It’s taken a while, but I believe I can write about this without fire blowing out of my ears. Somehow, somewhere, someone sold my email address to spammers.  Perhaps it was for profit,… Continue reading

WRITERS GRIDLOCK

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I’ve been deep into a state I call writer’s gridlock.  In a lot of ways it’s worse than writer’s block because it comes at you in so many layers. It started when I… Continue reading

I’M STILL HERE!

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3 Generations of people who AREN’T still here.  Left to right:  Great grandmother, grandmother, uncle Bob,  I have no idea, my mother’s best friend (who married some English guy) and lastly–my mom (who… Continue reading

What Words Define You?

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Once upon a time people could tell an Irish, Polish, English, blond, fat guy, off-color joke without the threat of a lawsuit. People understood the difference between a bully and a government hell-bent… Continue reading

The Dumbing of America – Part 1

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Please see the original poem Dumbing of America by Vickie Kayuk which will be published on April 12, 2013 at “Where Do I Go From Here?” as part of the NaPoWriMo Challenge. This… Continue reading

What do you think—psychic or psychotic?

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It’s 2am again on the east coast of the USA. Time for the pristine brain with the defective software program to splatter words onto the screen. Is there such thing as psychic ability?… Continue reading