Monthly Archives: March 2012

Be it Ever So Humble

“You’re my castle, you’re my cabin and my instant pleasure dome.  I need you in my house ’cause you’re my home.”  I love that old song by Billy Joel.  It’s one of his early ones from back before he met … Continue reading

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May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

I wasn’t one of the first adults to read The Hunger Games.  Several of my friends read them (because let’s face it, once you read the first book you immediately want to read the second and the third) long before … Continue reading

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I Can’t Understand Your Accent

Spambot: an automated computer program designed to assist in the sending of spam.  Spambots usually create fake accounts and send spam using them, although it would be obvious that a spambot is sending it.  (from the most trusted source in news: Wikipedia) … Continue reading

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Dance to the Music!

When I was 14 years old I was in some ways sheltered.  Well, maybe not sheltered so much as limited in musical experience.  I knew more about classical and sacred music than a lot of the other kids my age. … Continue reading

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This Is Life, The One You Get

It’s after 10 pm and I finally have a few minutes.  What a day.  Not a bad day, just a full day.  It has been a day of distractions and road blocks and power outages.  I only accomplished one thing … Continue reading

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Who Wrote the Book of Love?

Did anyone ever put your name in a book?  I don’t mean just your first name.  I mean your first and last name and they specifically meant you.  No, the phone book doesn’t count and neither does any kind of … Continue reading

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Smile For the Camera

When my oldest niece, Amanda, was an infant we abused her terribly.  Not the kind of abuse that would require social services to come and take her away, but we did set her up for our own amusement.  What’s worse, … Continue reading

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