Monthly Archives: November 2012

A Black Friday Horror Story

My Dad and I fell for the Black Friday madness.  Twice.  The first time, 6 AM at the Black Friday shopping mecca … Staples.    I’ll have you know that we picked up a laminator for the wonderful price of $20.  (Of course, the … Continue reading

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Trading Quality Time for Quality Discounts

So today’s the day.  The day when half the population rushes for either the gas station or the airport.  The other half is busy swearing over a turkey that is swimming in sea water or an apple pie that fell … Continue reading

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What’s Not To Like About Thanksgiving?

The elevator told me this morning that 45% of people don’t like Thanksgiving.  As additional proof, I sat in a meeting where the coordinator thought it would be fun to go around the room and have everyone say what they … Continue reading

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Let’s Party Like It’s 1993

In 1993, gas was $1 a gallon, Jurassic Park was the #1 movie, Bill Clinton was President, and Ty Warner launched the first Beanie Baby. I was busy wearing leggings with white socks and a neon colored top.  I was … Continue reading

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The Starfleet Academy Volkswagen Beatle

I don’t really mean to stereotype a car but have you seen the video, Hot Girls Have Problems too?  My guess is that they drive Volkswagen Beetles.  And I’m not saying anything about their level of intelligence (other than they thought … Continue reading

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An Indivisible Nation: The Case for the 53 United States of America

Hidden within all of last week’s hoopla over the election was the news that Puerto Rico may become the 51st state.  But why stop there?  I think we should strive to become the 53 United States of America. The best … Continue reading

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Tips for a Successful Marriage

You know, now that I’ve been married for a while, I feel like I have sufficient experience to talk about successful marriages.  Of course, we should probably revisit this conversation in ten, thirty, and sixty years.  Unless of course, the world … Continue reading

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