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Cats Don’t Like Oily Tap Water

There was an oily residue in my coffee and tea in 2009. Cleaning with vinegar and baking soda did not resolve the issue.  I bought a new tea pot but the oil issue remained. Eventually, realizing the oily residue was also in the sinks, I decided it was definitely coming from the faucet. An online forum […]

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Misfit Coffee Tea Baggers

I was using my Misfits coffee mug to tea bag this morning when I decided “coffee mug” was offensive to tea bags.  Therefore, I changed the name coffee mug… to hot beverage mug.  I was unable to change feelings or intent, but, the combination of letters used for description is different.  More importantly, I was heard, I had power and…I […]

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Made in America My Ass

I feel guilty. My American ass has been selfish.  Even before I had kids I looked around my home and wondered… Did a six year-old slave make the rug in the living room? Did a nine-year-old make my high thread count sheets? Is that nine-year-old sleeping on a floor with rats? I became lazy with […]

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Happy Veterans Day and Thank You

Happy Veterans Day to the good apples who worked to outshine the bad apples. Thank you, Veterans. Thank you for sitting in the dark listening to bullets while wondering if you would ever see your mother or father again. Thank you for standing up to all the playground bullies in our world. Thank you for […]

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Presidential Debate or Read Word Problems

If America has a gutshot wound, then which candidate has the strongest Bandaide?  Tonight’s CNBC GOP presidential debate provides another opportunity to listen.  Keyword is listen.  Remind me again… what does the Confucius say about listening? If you’re voting for Obama, you should still watch so you’re not pissed off tomorrow when you read a […]

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