Wisdom from SIMS

  Oft times I find myself the object of ridicule or friendly good-natured mocking for my devotion to my SIMS (I play SIMS 3 and have most of the expansion packs). Say what you will, but those little bundles of computer pixels sure can offer up a lot of good advice about living life. Don’t […]


This week the forsythia bushes at the Palatial Horvath Estate decided it was spring. The feline occupants of the Estate decided it was spring about three weeks ago when they began merrily shedding all over everything – including me. The ducks and other wildlife visitors to the grounds of the Estate decided it was spring […]

Toy Spending

Today I’d like to share an infographic I received from frugaldad.com. I think you’ll find the information as interesting as I did. I will admit that I haven’t checked the sources listed, but I don’t have any problem believing the numbers. Hey, I was in the Target toy department at Christmas. I was lucky that […]

Reading The Cars

I’m always surprised by what you can find out about someone just by reading their car. Forget trying to figure out an incomprehensible vanity license plate.  All you have to do these days is read the stickers and decals and cling-ons and magnetic ribbons people seem to be sticking all over their vehicles.  Everything from how […]

Fashion Changes

I was in the cafeteria at work the other day thinking about how much workplace fashions have changed since I was a shiny new worker-bee Betsy. For example, I was working at a bank when casual Fridays came into vogue. In fact, they had been all the rage in other industries for several years (banks […]

Some Fun Facts About Colds

I often ponder what I should write on my blog. But then I figure I should just tell you what I’m thinking about at the time. Because, hey. I’ve really got nothing else to write about. This week I’ve been thinking about colds. Head colds. Well, really head colds that settle in your throat and […]