My bookie outfit--it's all about the clothes, ya know. The Oscars are over—and so is my gig as a bookie. I shouted, “You’re a loser if you don’t play!” and let the betting go on until the first heel hit the red carpet. We ended up with a cash pot of $230.00, which my cousin-in-law … Continue reading Oscar Contest Winner!
Everyone knows the Oscars are about fashion and awards. Clever you, might know the Oscars are the second most watched event on television. The Super Bowl is #1 but you knew that right? What might surprise you is the Academy Awards are the world’s most-gambled on non-sporting event. Really. Growing up, I never really wanted … Continue reading The Oscar Awards Go to…..
Which day of the week do chickens hate most? Fry-day! Cracked you up, didn’t I? Ok, let’s get cracking ... This is the odd video you have all been waiting for — my new EzCracker has arrived, and I have eggs-pertly demonstrated this egg-cellent product in the video below. It’s no eggs-ageration when I tell … Continue reading Egg Cracking Made Ez
Hi, I’m back. Did you miss me? My Mac had an attack and had to be taken to the Apple store. Luckily, it is always possible to sell old MacBook or to get it repaired. The frequent visits to the service centre had me thinking of buying a samsung u28e590d on amazon and a CPU … Continue reading Mac Attack-Faced Reality-Survived!
Today is the day Joe was born. If he had lived, he would have been 54. In some ways, this year is harder than last. We are no longer numb with disbelief. We have become well-acquainted with the reality that Joe is not going to show up to greet each of his birthday gifts with, "Oh, come on! … Continue reading The Best Part of a Birthday
My laptop is at the Apple Store having the keyboard fixed. I decided to face the learning curve and post from my I-Pad but I could use a little help writing this post... Please fill in the blankets in the comment section of Odd. It's like my _______________ use to say________________ Odd loves company and … Continue reading Fill in the Blanks!
Trinket, Rumor, Rascal
Hawk our poetic muse, shares a Valentines Day poem that hearts the complex feelings around this day with humor. ♥ Eros peeks his little head Above the rocks with steady aim Arrows piercing butts abound His laughs intently show his game. Agape simply stays in bed Keeps the pillow on his head No use today … Continue reading Hawk Hearts a Valentines Day Poem
It arrived!! Our Valentine’s Day candy! My sister-in-law delivered it for Joe’s older brother Bob when her family picked Cole up to go skiing. As Cole was dashing off, he yelled back over his shoulder, “Mom, leave some chocolate for me!” Don’t you hate kids sometimes? This year’s Valentine’s box is so pretty! It just … Continue reading Chocolate! What Chocolate?
It’s Friday Night In the early days, Joe and I would fight a lot on Friday nights. We were both tired by the week’s end, but had different ideas about how to chill out. A planner by nature, I wanted to preview the weekend. A drinker by nature, Joe wanted to shake martinis. Friday was … Continue reading Friday Night Survival Guide