Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Using this space today to remember Robin Williams, who we lost yesterday. I say "we" because so many of us grew up with him in our life, just a presence on a screen, perhaps, but he brought laughter and sometimes deep thoughts to our lives. Like so many, I met him as "Mork", my friends and I used his words (Nanu, nanu) and I even had suspenders like he wore. So I'm writing my little tribute to him here. I know others will be much more elaborate, but I'm sorry and I'm sad. RIP, Robin. We'll miss you.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Friday, August 1, 2014
33 Years ago today this video launched MTV. We didn't have it in our little town, it was a few more years before our cable carried it. But one of my friend's had grandparents with a satellite, so we would go spend time at their house, and watch it there. It was the kick-off to the '80's; it's music, it's clothes, it's attitude! (We really did just want to have fun!) I was married with a two month old baby when 1990 rolled around, but the first 3/4ths of the decade was one wild ride!
Monday, July 21, 2014
I used to get a bit political on FB, but it always ended up with me tense and shaking and totally pissed off. So I quit. I'm not going to knock any sense into their heads, so why make myself miserable trying.
It happened this morning, a totally inappropriate post by a couple-of-generations back cousin's wife. I wanted to blast her soooo much, I even started typing. Then stopped and backspaced. And debated posting these two little gems, but again, common sense kicked in. I would accomplish more talking to my Mimosa tree. So, I'm venting here and then getting on with my day. Thanks for listening!
Friday, June 27, 2014
I cut off the tip of my thumb last night while fixing dinner, but I come from hardy stock, so I just wrapped it in gauze and electric tape, since we apparently don't have any medical or masking tape in the house and finished cooking. Too bad the tape wasn't green-- I could just pretend to be the Hitcher! (A Mighty Boosh reference there. They just slip in sometimes!)