My mother eschews all family traditions. We never had a family tradition for long, before she would banish it. There was, however, the Christmas box. Each year we would go to sleep, eager for the morning to come. We'd race into the living room and wait impatiently for my mostly asleep parents, and then tear into the gifts. We weren't looking at the gifts, so much as the boxes
Hula Anybody? Does this happen in your family? When you tell one story, does another related story come up, followed by more of the same? After I posted about family religion, Cousin Carla offered this story about her son's introduction to a Christian preschool. It fits nicely with our family's religious values, so I thought … Continue reading Hula if You Love Jesus
Poop Freeze. Really. Since I am the "petprietor" and chief executive officer of Camp Run A Pup, I am always on the lookout for different pet products. Over the years, I've run into more than a few odd ones. Often, this is a good thing. Deer Antlers, for example, turned into the best dog chew … Continue reading Poop Freeze Review
I was Almost Run Over By A Suitcase. Odd but True! The "Starbucks incident" had me thinking about the time Aunt Jill came to visit from Tampa, Florida with her unique problem solving abilities. We have fifteen steep, carpeted stairs leading up from the first floor to the second floor - or down from the … Continue reading Suitcase Hit and Run
Oh Cod, call a sturgeon, I have such a Haddock, Never mind, while Perched on my Bass I took an aspirin, just for the Halibut.
Upside Down and Backwards! Odd but Fun! Wow a friend and send them an e-mail written with the text flipped upside down! No really! FlipMyText is on online resource that lets you easily flip text upside down. Just type your text into the box and the flipped text will be automatically generated for you as … Continue reading Upside Down Backwards
I pulled into Starbucks during a downpour to buy two lattes. I was on the phone talking to my friend Barbara, and we were pretty close to solving the problems of the world, so I continued my conversation as I went into Starbucks, pausing just long enough to order my two grande lattes. When … Continue reading Starbucks Collide, Innocent Bystander Drenched
My Families Oddities My mother always travels with at least one Doberman and her gun, yet my dad admonishes her to be careful. A cousin traveled to Granddaddy Tigner's funeral and was distraught when he could not find his suit. At the open casket funeral, the suit was found ... Granddaddy was being buried in … Continue reading My Family Oddities