My husband doesn’t get sick very often. But when he does, it’s usually with something mild—like a cold or a sore throat—and he spends the next 48-72 hours driving me crazy and acting like a whiny baby. Please know that I love my husband. I really do. Because of this–and because we’ve been together, well, […]
Friends have told me for years that they think weird stuff happens to me just so I have material for my column. I usually protest and say, “No. It’s just that I pay more attention to the absurd things in life than you do.” But after this past weekend, I have to wonder if they’re […]
I was looking on Facebook over the weekend, and a friend of mine shared a photo from a store she was in. All you could see were lighted and decorated Christmas trees. You read that correctly. And it wasn’t in a Christmas store.
I am not a robot. People who have met me in person can attest to this fact. Well, most of them can anyway. In fact, the closest I’ve ever gotten to being a robot was during the ‘80s when I attempted to do the dance called “The Robot.” And it was not pretty. Take my […]
My husband and I have been married for a long time. A really long time. As in, since God was a boy. Well, not that long, but you get the picture. And when you’ve been together with someone you love for many years, you think you know everything about that person. Their likes, dislikes; what […]
I’ve always had a lot of thick hair. Wasn’t always so curly—I can thank puberty for that—but since birth, let’s just say that I’ve had much more hair that the average Joe…or Jen. I’m lucky to have been seeing the same stylist for over 20 years now. (Of course, we were both only five when […]
For the last couple of months, folks around me have been getting sick. Seems like every time I talked with someone, either they or a family member was sick. Then sick again. And again. And while I’ve thought the thought that I dare not express, the one that would assure me to be a viable […]
We’ve all heard the phrase “Christmas in July.” But when did that become the time when stores began decorating for it? I’m all about the holidays; don’t get me wrong. I love the lights, the food, the decorations, the train gardens, the festivities, the parties, the spiritual celebrations…I absolutely love it all. But when some […]