I don’t like to lie. I was raised to tell the truth, even if it was difficult. Like when my Mom’s stained-glass lamp broke. But let’s not talk about that… I take after my Mom in that there is no “bull” with me; if you ask my opinion, I’ll give you an honest one. Sure, […]
THUNK! That used to be the sound we would hear when the delivery man would plunk down two huge phone books on our front steps—the white pages and the yellow pages. We used them all the time. As the internet has become so important in our daily lives, I haven’t used one of those phone […]
So, remember my last column when I was talking about my husband and me painting our front porch? What? You didn’t read that one? Sigh…okay. Go on to your computer right now, go to the East County Times website, and read it. We’ll wait. Tick, tick, tick, tick… Back yet? Finally! I mean, okay, let’s […]
There’s a saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Well, color me crazy. You know those clippy things on pens and mechanical pencils that allow you to clip them to your shirt pocket? Did you know that they have a name?
Dear readers, it’s time for one more episode of “Only in the Movies,” where you learn about more things that only happen in the movies, but don’t happen in real life. Why? Because it’s the summer, and I’ll bet you’ve gone to the movies or have watched some at home recently.
While I love the Internet, there’s one thing about it that makes me run screaming away from my computer. Is it because I can learn—up to the minute—what crisis is going on in the lives of each and every Kardashian? Nope. Because I keep getting ads that ask if I want to become a million-dollar […]