Once again, I’m finding myself very far behind in my spring gardening plans. This winter has been a rough one for my family, and it’s been difficult to find the time or energy to get things started. In my growing zone, it’s a race to get plants started if you’re growing them from seed. Our … More Redbuds, dogwoods, and blackberries, oh my!
About a year ago, I was picking up some pizza for dinner, and I made a huge mistake. I’m not sure how, but I let my phone get stolen. Fifteen minutes later, I was home checking my emails when I realized someone was purchasing apps on my phone with credits from my Amazon account. It … More The karma of being Sincere
I think honesty is usually the best policy. For me, it goes back to the golden rule. I try to treat others the way I would expect to be treated. Unfortunately, a lot of people hate me for that. It’s not that I’m always saying mean things to or about people. But, I do try to … More The Secret
Many of us have problems with bill collectors at some point in our lives. In recent years, our economy has placed many people in bad financial positions they never thought they’d find themselves in. For my household, the effects of a poor economy haven’t affected our current status much. As a matter of fact, we’re … More When the Professional Con Underestimates the Lady
The moment I got in my car, I checked my phone for messages. I wasn’t expecting any, but there were two missed calls and a text message. Of course, when it’s necessary for me to be unavailable for a short time, the school nurse calls. My husband’s text told the tale. My son had a sore throat … More Linden Leaf Tea, a Gargle, and a Tiny Rant… a continued story
Every once in a while, you just have one of those days. It wasn’t a bad day. It was just a little unusual. It started out normally as I got my kid ready for school. Later in the morning, I went for my scheduled MRI for an old neck injury that recently came back to … More The Accidental Psychedelic and How to Get Through an MRI
Today, I needed the comfort of a good Mexican meal. It’s been a rough few weeks and I just wanted a little guilty pleasure experience after finally having a couple of good days with getting some necessities accomplished. My winter vacation break was no picnic. … More Let us review… The alternative: La Hacienda
I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to fail in reaching my goal whatever it may be. A new workout regimen will inevitably be interrupted by illness or other circumstance resulting in frustration. I don’t believe in … More No Resolution
It all started out as a mistake. Every weekday, I run an important errand. I knew I didn’t have to run this errand today, but I completely forgot about that fact. I showered, dressed, and left the house anyway. It must have been fate. On my way, I spotted this guy. … More The Woman in the Mirror
Nacho Hippo is mostly a tourist stop with a bit of a Tex-Mex flair. It’s a casual joint owned by a local restaurant conglomerate with a few local awards for their food. I’ll say that the food isn’t terrible. Most items on the menu do have pretty good flavor.
Unfortunately, that’s where my fondness for the place stops. … More Let us review… Nacho Hippo