About three or four days after my family moved from Irving to Grand Saline, my great-great aunt loaded me and my sister up in her 1960-something mustard-colored Ford Fairlane and took us downtown to the Grand Saline Public Library to get library cards and check out some books to read. By late June, when we … Continue reading My Hometown Series #10–The Little Library That Could
I've actually been thinking about doing this for a while now. Detoxing from social media. In the past I've always called these little jaunts away from social media "fasts" or "breaks," but I've never used the word detox. This time, though, it fits--and fits well. It's sad to say this, really, but it's true: social … Continue reading Detoxify!
Last week, I posted Anxiety--Destroyer of Lives, Part 1: My Long & Complicated Relationship With Panic. In it, I gave a brief description of how and when I began experiencing the crippling effects of Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Panic Attacks. If you have not yet read part 1, reading it before you read this post … Continue reading Anxiety–Destroyer of Lives, Part 2: The Things You Need to Know About GAD & Panic Attacks
A little wit Good Luck Mr. Gorsky...(from Short Funny Stories) On July 20, 1969, as commander of the Apollo 11 Lunar Module, Neil Armstrong was the first person to set foot on the moon. His first words after stepping on the moon, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," were televised … Continue reading A little wit. A little wisdom. And a little whatever. (March 8, 2017)
A little wit The bird is the word...(from Short Funny Stories) A woman had a parrot that she took with her everywhere she went. She would even take the parrot to the club with her when she went dancing and drinking on Saturday nights. Whenever the woman went onto the dance floor, the parrot would … Continue reading A little wit. A little wisdom. And a little whatever. (March 7, 2017)
A little wit Where there's smoke...(from Short Funny Stories) From an ex-field sales / support survivor: I used to work in a computer store and one day we had a gentleman call in with a smoking power supply. The service rep was having a bit of trouble convincing this guy that he had a hardware … Continue reading A little wit. A little wisdom. And a little whatever. (March 5, 2017)
A little wit He's not a billionaire for no reason...(from Short-Funny-Stories.com) A businessman walks into a bank in San Francisco and asks for the loan officer. He says he is going to Europe on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer says the bank will need some kind of security … Continue reading A little wit. A little wisdom. And a little whatever. (March 4, 2017)