But I Feel Fine

But I Feel Fine

So many people out there are medicated, in an actual medical way. They take their meds to ward off voices, feelings and chemical imbalances. And they, we, feel better. Life moves easier for them, us, and we like it that way. Its ok to have some ups and downs, but the meds make the rideContinue Reading

Hey Ma….

Very dangerous phrase…..especially when coming from your almost 20 year old college child. Hey Ma….can I have some money? Hey Ma….can you do my laundry? Hey Ma….can I borrow your car? Hey Ma…can you cook before I leave? Sigh….my oldest child, currently known as The Sophomore, is home for Easter Break. No, this is notContinue Reading

Feeling Pretty

Over the last few weeks I have been to 2 events that made me feel…..pretty. I didn’t always feel pretty…some days I have felt down right…bleh… But on this day, I felt 1950’s pretty. I attended a fashion show and I usually go for a theme in my attire. This year was my theme wasContinue Reading

Say MY name….

Say MY name….

4 consonants. 2 vowels. Somehow, these letters, in this order, are either extremely difficult to read or difficult to say. I do not understand it. In all the years I have been on this Earth (the number does not matter lol) I have ALWAYS had issues with people saying my name correctly. It’s bad enoughContinue Reading

I can’t…..

I can’t…..

…be who YOU think I should be. …be on all the time. …be ratchet, hood, or ghetto. …be you. or her. or them. …be happy all the time. …roller skate backwards. …sleep well without my husband. …save you from yourself. …be your superwoman. …stand odd numbers. [that’s why I am stopping at 10 :-)] WhatContinue Reading

Did you know….

Did you know….

So I’m feeling a little random and I figured you all should join me ­čÖé WD40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th try Odontophobia is the fear of teeth An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow It took Leo Tolstoy six years to write “War &Continue Reading

My Mental Getaway

My Mental Getaway

Ok, so Chicago JUST got out of the grips of Mr. Freeze and something called a Polar Vortex. Personally, I think Mother Nature wanted to prove to us that we are in fact in hell and that it had in fact frozen over. It was roughly negative 98918951519 here, give or take a few degrees.Continue Reading

Mariano’s health key System and Me

Mariano’s health key System and Me

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. My mission was to create a meal for my family that would increase our vegetable intake without decreasing our taste factor. We eat a lotContinue Reading

Along came a Zombie….

Along came a Zombie….

A few weeks ago, there was a Zombie on the Southside of Chicago……… Little Tech Girl was able to snag a photo of this one before he was squashed by this guy (pun intended lol)…… Fortunately the children were not afraid and did what was necessary to get rid of the zombie, while being protectedContinue Reading

I’m feelin’ good…

I’m feelin’ good…

Birds flyin’ high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by, you know how I feel It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me. Yeah, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me,Continue Reading