Who can blame us? 2017 was not a banner year. Between Sideshow Don (the yu-u-u-u-u-u-u-u-u-ugest, most destructive man-made disaster ever in recorded history), the GOP, hurricanes, mass shootings, the loss of Mary Tyler Moore, and so much more, we’ve taken a long and relentless beating. On the plus side, there’s Robert Mueller and ... um, … Continue reading lookie, it’s the sign of a new year
As you prepare your holiday dinner, don’t overlook the details. A thoughtful and appropriate table setting helps your guests feel welcome and pampered. This one simple suggestion* will boost tenjoyment of your lovely, and lovingly prepared, meal. copyright © 2016 little ittys * Okay, yes, I confess, this is a remake. It originally aired in 2014 in … Continue reading proper Thanksgiving etiquette
Don't panic, it’s just my birthday cake. I tried to blow it out, but I was overcome by smoke and began hyperventilating. It was like trying to blow out a forest fire. Luckily, neighbors saw the flames and called the fire department; by then I’d already singed off my eyebrows, though. That’s one of the problems of … Continue reading FIRE!!
Who has profound thoughts on a holiday? There isn’t enough coffee in the galaxy to focus my mind when I can smell hotdogs and beer and summer. It’s hopeless, so I don’t even try. Everywhere you go today, from sea to shining sea, the tantalizing aroma from billions of backyard grills freshens the air: hotdogs, … Continue reading having 4th thoughts
Welcome to Memorial Day, boys and girls, the most joyous damn day of the calendar year. The pools are open and full of water! Hallelujah and hosanna. I’ve lived for this holiday my entire life. It’s better than Halloween, April Fools, even Christmas. Well, except when I was a kid -- I was a greedy, … Continue reading everybody in