lookie, it’s the sign of a new year

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


proper Thanksgiving etiquette

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!!