Is Your Home Due for a Renovation? Oct 23, 2021

Are you an HGTV fan?

Peruse the multiple home makeover shows on their website, and you’ll recognize millions of people are! What’s captivating about watching new floors, cabinets, and...

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Who Have You Buried Alive? Oct 23, 2021

Being buried alive is not on any sane person’s bucket list.

This “It’s terrifying just to consider” ordeal occurs in horrible nightmares, suspense movies, and real-life...

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Unearthing the Coronavirus Treasure Oct 23, 2021

Broken. Incomplete. Discovered by chance during worldwide upheaval. Fought over. Studied by the world’s brightest minds. Transformational. Priceless.

What possible correlation exists between...

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Are You One? Are You Two? Oct 20, 2021

 Numbers may very well be the world’s rulers. (Pun intended.) Consider:

  • Musicians compose scales and chords, beats and measures based on numerals.
  • Sociologists employ statistics to...
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Go Take a Hike?! Oct 20, 2021

                “Go take a hike!” wasn’t a friendly invitation when I was growing up.

More like, “Get outta’ my...

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Liberty Isn't an American Idea Oct 20, 2021

Pageantry played out yesterday on millions of stages in the United States for one-day-only performances.

On lime lawns, lemon yellow Frisbees® sailed under robin-egg blue skies. On steaming...

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Close Encounters of the Think Kind Oct 20, 2021

Stripes in varied widths decorated his short sleeve jersey knit shirt.

Medium thick gray. Wide pale yellow. Thin light blue. Loose, but not baggy, brown trousers skimmed the top of simple black...

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The Power of Place Oct 20, 2021

Where are your go-to places?

The...

...shop for a perfect gift?

...boutique for a breath-taking outfit?

...stop-off for a steaming latte?

...market for marvelous fresh produce?

...

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Say What?! Oct 18, 2021

The telegram dispatched from the back seat inferred my immediate reply was expected.

“Stop,” in this situation, was apparently the correct answer in the sender's eyes, not a...

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Three Simple Letters. One Timeless Enigma. Oct 18, 2021

It may be humanity’s most paradoxical word.

Rosy-cheeked toddlers chirp it incessantly. Pimpled adolescents kvetch it frequently. Wrinkled adults sigh it occasionally. It conveys curiosity...

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Vintage is Back! Oct 18, 2021

From silk scarves (thumbs up) to vests (depends) to prairie dresses (thumbs down), “vintage” fashion is hot.

And it’s not just venerable style; it’s original items raided...

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What's Growing in Your Garden? Oct 18, 2021

My legs churned like pinwheels in a stiff breeze.

My hands became a set of vises, clenching the tiller’s twin handles. My eyes shot forward, desperate to find a brake. This was not going to...

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