Category Archives: Rants

Strongly worded, aggressive opinion

Call Me Later

I am amazed when people try to stop teenagers from talking on cell phones while driving. No talking on cell phones? Why you might as well try to stop them from downloading music. Who in the world can stop a … Continue reading

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Remembering Autumn

I want to go backwards to the autumn of my childhood. I want to see piles of pumpkins at roadside stands.  I want to drink apple cider that doesn’t come in plastic jugs.  I want to feel crisp air in … Continue reading

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The Sky’s A-falling

“The sky’s a-falling, the sky’s a-falling,” said Henny Penny when she was hit on the head by an acorn in the classic fable. I know how she felt. I thought the sky was      a-falling too this week when … Continue reading

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Battle of the Lightbulbs

Instructions for adding additional lighting to your home: Decide that the dark space in your attic (or basement, or garage) could be better utilized with additional lighting. Go to local discount store and, buy an easy-to-install-just-plug-it-in, florescent workshop light and … Continue reading

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Empty-Nest Syndrome

Mothers sometimes complain that adult children abandon them after they grow up and leave the nest. Empty-nest mothers feel as if the children no longer care. They want to know whether the children still love them. Here is a simple … Continue reading

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School Daze

It’s almost September and the kids are going back to school. Wait, let me look at the calendar again. Its August — not September! Why do the kids have to go back to school when summer is still in full … Continue reading

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High, Higher, Highest

I am not going to write a column on the high price of gasoline! Who cares what the price of gasoline is? Well, my honey cares. Every time we drive past the corner station, he complains. “Look at that!” “What?” … Continue reading

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Too Much Thanksgiving?

    You can’t believe you spent 10 hours cooking it and they ate it in 10 minutes. You check your popup timer to see if it’s really over. When you hear the word leftovers, you call 911. You lock … Continue reading

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Fall Forward or Fall Back?

The other morning I had to get up 30 minutes earlier than usual.  Know what? It was dark that early in the morning!  I was shocked to realize that the days are getting shorter.  Until then I hadn’t noticed since … Continue reading

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The Conspiracy

I don’t know why, but the telemarketers have been ringing my phone off the hook lately. Is there a telemarketer season that I don’t know about? I am on every “Do Not Call” list I can find, state and federal. … Continue reading

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