Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Break-Up

A few weeks ago, my husband was taking a look at my Facebook page. It’s not something I use all that often, as the whole thing with Real Name has left a sour taste in my mouth. But one of … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee: Volume One

In these posts, we’ll be dealing with various and sundry thoughts, usually those that are rather random. So let’s begin! -The weather in my neck of the woods has been…. odd, to say the least. Yesterday, it didn’t get above … Continue reading

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Autumn Leaves

“Oh for God’s sake, Silvy! It was just a damned joke!” Those were the words that my mother hurled at me as I stood in the living room of my home on October 30th, 1997. I had left the house … Continue reading

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Today is the birthday of none other than Dan Gilvezan, the voice of Spider-Man in Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends, Slipstream from GI Joe, Cooler from Pound Puppies and last but certainly never least, Bumblebee from the original Transformers animated … Continue reading

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To Lighten the Mood

Here is a Siamese cat who wants his owner’s attention. Enjoy!

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Why This Is Necessary

A good number of people wonder why. Why would anyone do this? Why would anyone dig up past history and make it public? It all happened in the past, so it really shouldn’t matter to someone after the fact. Besides, … Continue reading

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For Mr. Yankovic

It seemed to fit the occasion.

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A Little Praise Wouldn’t Hurt

There’s a great post on Libby Anne’s blog that deals with praising children. It would seem she stumbled across a blog post that outright decried praising, in which the author seems to think that self esteem is a bad thing. … Continue reading

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Gearing Up

Just a little wisdom from Calvin and Hobbes. It’s fall in Wisconsin. The leaves are changing colors and a good number of trees have shed most of their foliage. The mornings are getting cooler and the sun is setting later. … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Younger Self

Dear Seventeen Year Old Me, I see you, lying in bed with a confused look on your face. You’re wondering why your mother–our mother–just had to sit there and scream at you. You’re wondering why (y)our mother is so upset … Continue reading

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