Eleven Years Later

I did something really stupid before I started writing this post. I went back to see what I had written on this day last year and the year before. I was thinking about going back to my old blog to read the posts from each of the previous years. But I haven't done that yet. … Continue reading Eleven Years Later

Question of the Week #123

When you do something ridiculous, how much does it bother you to have other people notice it and laugh at you? I do ridiculous things a lot. I think. And I don't embarrass easily. So... I guess it wouldn't really bother me much. I'm reminded of a quote by the great Jack Handey... "If you're … Continue reading Question of the Week #123

Nap Time

Welcome to In the Words of a Non-Parent! The part of the blog where I, a non-parent, give parenting advice to parents. Today we explore what happens when your kids just won't go to sleep. It's frustrating, right? So you've put your toddler down for his or her afternoon nap and the kid just won't … Continue reading Nap Time

How to Make Bronchitis Fun

So your general practitioner has diagnosed you with bronchitis. And now you're sitting at home thinking, "This is just no fun!" as you hack into your sleeve or a handkerchief. But why look at this temporary disease as no fun? Instead of engaging in a pessimistic attitude about your bronchitis, find ways of making it … Continue reading How to Make Bronchitis Fun

The Truth About the Lies

Wednesday I played along with the twist on Two Truths and a Lie. And I promised that today I would reveal the answers. Despite having dozens of people drop by and read that post, only two decided to play along and guess at my lies. I also said I would challenge other bloggers to play … Continue reading The Truth About the Lies

3 Reasons Why I’m a Horrible Person

Do you ever wonder if you're a horrible person? Well, I don't have to wonder. I know. About myself, I mean. I have no idea if you are horrible. That's between you and God. If you're nice or, at least, attempting to be nice, you're probably saying I can't be that bad. You've probably read … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why I’m a Horrible Person

So Many Questions, Part V

Last one, I promise... 81. Have you ever risked a friendship by telling someone you liked them? So many times. And, as you can tell, it worked out great. Each and every time. 82. Would you rather be alone doing something you enjoy or doing something you don't like with your best friends? Doing something … Continue reading So Many Questions, Part V