Category Archives: humor

Etiquette and manners, the shoe edition

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What’s the etiquette for shoe wearing when you visit a friend? Do you take your shoes off? In California, this is sort of considered bad manners, unless you know the people pretty well. The only exception to this rule of etiquette is usually for your hippie friends or your friends who are really weird about their carpets being clean. Last week,… Read more »

Random thoughts on Back to the Future II

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Back to the Future II

Back in 1989, the second installment of the Back to Future series mesmerized my 15 year old self. October 21, 2015 just looked AWESOME! Now, I watch it as a 41 year old in the actual year of Back to the Future II and I go, “Where is half that stuff?!?” So, let’s look at what I wish we had: Hoverboard My husband… Read more »

Dating Advice: One weird tip

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I totally hooked you in with that title. My dating advice isn’t actually weird. It’s pretty simple actually. Maybe that makes it weird. Dating is frustrating. I know. I did it for 20 years before I got married. I watched friend after friend and relative after relative walk down the aisle. Here’s my dating advice to you: It’s OK. It’s OK… Read more »

Happy Information Overload Day?

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As I was looking for new and interesting things to share on the Twitter, I was looking at the random holidays on this website and found Information Overload Day. It’s October 21st this year. and was created by the Information Overload Research Group whose mission is stated thusly, “IORG brings together research, solutions, and people to help reduce the impact… Read more »

Back to school time…again…

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The best thing about being an adult? Not having to go to back to school. Homework was just the worst. I would have hated going to classes more, but I did enjoy some of the social aspects of school.  Don’t get me wrong. I was not popular. I was a nerd and still am a nerd. I never wanted to… Read more »

Earthquakes: Still better than crappy weather

I was born and raised in California. I’ve lived through my fair share of earthquakes both large and small…mostly small. Still, after living in the Midwest for almost a year and a half, I prefer to take my chances with an earthquake rather than a blizzard or thunderstorm. Why? Because in the scheme of things big, disruptive earthquakes are a… Read more »