You just became SPAM and I altered your comment.

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Well my friend, thanks to the designers at WordPress, who -in their infinite wisdom- have once again come up with totally unnecessary changes, I just threw your comment into the spam-abyss by accident. I suppose they are trying to check if I pay attention? And the answer to this question is a heartfelt, “Heck, No.” Continue reading


Let me feel, please!

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The numbness I feel when I hear about another mass shooting is alarming. Am I becoming cold-hearted, or is it a simple defense mechanism that helps me to avoid the hurt I felt so many times before. Yesterday, more innocent victims have been killed by another coward mass murderer with a gun, he should not have been allowed to have. Continue reading

4 Years – 1000 posts and $8,760 missing

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Finally, my computer is back up and running. No more typing with tiny buttons on phone or tablet. Looking at a screen without reading glasses feels so much better.

I reinstalled my old calendar program and today in the morning an anniversary firework popped up. As usual, I would have forgotten, but today is my 4-year quit- anniversary. Smoke-free for 4 years and $8.760 saved, which I just can’t find.  Continue reading

Where are they?



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Today I spent 5 minutes searching under my bed for the socks, that I thought I had to wear when I went to bed last night. I am not really sure how I do it, but I think I pull them off during the night, and then somehow the poor socks fly through the bedroom, and end up at places no sock should be. Continue reading

Oprah for President

Oprah Winfrey gave a well-written acceptance speech at the Golden Globe, and the next day some people speculated she might run for President in 2020.

Are you fricking kidding me? There goes one of my New Years resolutions. What is wrong with this nation? She is a talk show host, an actress, a business woman. She is as much a politician as the current reality TV star, who occupies the White House right now.

Our obsession with celebrities is frightening.  HELP ME Stephen!

Goodness what is next?


Life’s Knitting Lessons

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“Dear designer of questionable intent,

Please, send me a photo of yourself wearing the knitted pants that you designed. It’s not that I don’t believe that there is anyone out there thin enough to wear horizontally stripped trousers knitted from chunky wool, it’s just that I would like to know whether you are deliberately cruel or whether you are the ONE woman these would look really great on.”

Advice for New Knitters Continue reading