Procrastination: Last Week’s Mad Men

Yesterday I finished an eight group project which of course means I have to sit down and write a report.  Those of you who have followed this blog know that I have a tendency to procrastinate when I have some writing to do.  Here is what I did this morning: Walked the...

Video Killed the Radio Star?

Bless me father for I have sinned.I have been listening to the 80’s channel on Sirius XM and feel quite guilty about it. I am not sure why I am drawn to this station so much; perhaps it is the original MTV VJs who I watched incessantly (much to my mother’s...

The Fuse

Today I have the unenviable task of putting all of the Christmas decorations away. It seems that it was just yesterday when the kids and I took them down from the attic and I remember completing that task with excitement and anticipation. Today’s task, however,...

Hitting Curveballs

When I as knee high to a grasshopper (who says that?) I played in the Springdale Little league for Palmer’s Market (which, like some of the other sponsors including Handyman Hardware and Machlette Laboratories, is no longer in business in Springdale). I remember...

The Advent Adventure

We children of the 80s hold a special place in our hearts for 1985’s Back to the Future. Imagine being able to travel backwards or forwards in time with nothing but a used DeLorean, a Flux Capacitor, and, of course, some plutonium stolen from Libyan nationalists. I...

Every Breath you Take

I was very close with my maternal grandmother. My twin brother suffers from asthma and was in and out of the hospital when we were little. He absorbed much of my mother’s attention and, as a result, my grandmother would drive west to Plantation, FL from her condo on...