Poster Child

One of the most beautiful words in the English language has got to be remission – not because of the way it rolls off the tongue, but rather, for all it implies. re·mis·sion rəˈmiSH(ə)n/ A diminution of the seriousness or intensity of disease or pain; a temporary recovery. It is most often used in discussions involvingContinue reading “Poster Child”

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You Can Fight City Hall

A couple of days ago, this meeting invite showed up in my In Box. Best Outlook invite ever. Took me all of five seconds to accept. Maybe you can fight City Hall, after all. Our request for information on any zoning restrictions pertaining to the “No Parking” signs we wanted to put up had gone ignored forContinue reading “You Can Fight City Hall”

Perspective

I will admit to some fairly dark moments and “woe-is-me” feelings after being discharged from the hospital earlier this month. Especially as I started to read up on diabetes more. The stats were eye-opening and more than a little disheartening. Basically, my odds for developing everything have gone up, while – statistically speaking – my lifeContinue reading “Perspective”

My Kitchen Thinks It’s 1979

When I was a kid, I used to eat Special K cereal for breakfast, even as my friends were singing the praises of Frosted Flakes. “They’re grrreat!” they’d declare, but I never saw the appeal. My other obsession was Fresca. Which just goes to demonstrate one thing… I was a weird kid. I’m not saying IContinue reading “My Kitchen Thinks It’s 1979”