bad weather / freaky weather / happenstance / plague and pestilence / travels with mom

Road Trip With Mom; or, “Plauge, Pestilence and Happenstance”

Quite a few years ago, I lived in Denver, and I was miserable.  I quit my job on a Friday, sold my furniture  and picked my mom up at the airport on Saturday, and on a cold and snowy Sunday, we headed for Florida.  I had had enough of being so far away from home in … Continue reading

blogging / Dogs / Labrador Retrievers / Pets / separation anxiety / stuff dogs like / what dogs like

Stuff Dogs Like – Chewing!

  chew 1.   to crush or grind with the teeth; masticate. 2. to crush, damage, injure, etc., as if by chewing. 3. to make by or as if by chewing: The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper.    The puppy chewed a hole in my slipper!  How prophetic is that?  Chewing.  We all do it, … Continue reading

blogging / elderly parents / neighbors / rats

Things You Probably Don’t Want to Know, But I’m Going to Share Anyway

1) I don’t think the new prescription (for neuropathic pain) is working anymore.  I’ve been taking it for 2 months and all of a sudden, pffft.  Back to neurological drawing board.  Have I told you how much I hate having M.S.?  Yep, I really do.  Update:  The DEA in conjunction with local authorities had a … Continue reading

bargain hunting / cookbooks / fatigue / multiple sclerosis / thrift shopping / Yard Sales / yardsales

I Give Up ….

Clover and Cosmo went to daycare yesterday, and I didn’t feel any guilt over spending the morning shopping some mega yardsales.  When we got home yesterday afternoon, they both look as tired as me. Both of them slept on the bed last night, as did I!  And all three of us snored up a storm! I have come to … Continue reading

blogging / commentary / cooking / give aways

The Mt. Olive Pickle People of Mount Olive, NC are Sneaky!

The Mt. Olive Pickle People are sneaky.  They currently sell a product that is labeled “No Sugar Added Sweet Pickle Relish.” I guess the label should be a hint that something is amiss with this product, as in “No Sugar Added” led me to believe that it was regular sweet relish, with perhaps less sugar than normal.  Let … Continue reading