Here is some incredibly important information about bake sales. Before they get banned entirely, here’s how to sell a lot at yours.
I puzzle over why our town’s fire department uses super loud foghorn-style horns to summon volunteers in the age of telephones, cell phones, pagers, and beepers. I have to admit, I laughed a lot while writing this. But I am very serious about it! Click here to read it on the Darien Patch, and let Read More
Have you ever filed a Small Claim? Let me tell you now: it’s Hell! Click on this link to see my article: a “How-To” plus “Why-Bother?” on Darien Patch. If you have read my blog in the past you will know the whole history of this Small Claim I had to file. It’s notable that Read More
As a former New Yorker (I lived there from 1986 – 1996), I grew to hate a lot of things about the City and love a few. What I hated: the cockroaches, the obnoxious drivers, the smell (what is that smell everywhere?), the garbage, some of the people. What I loved: a lot of the people, people watching on the subway, the restaurants, watching the rats.
Today I was watching Fox 5, especially inane fare, and they showed a street fight between a pedi-cab driver and a taxicab driver 10:30 yesterday (Monday) morning on 53rd Street and 7th Avenue. . . Normally this wouldn’t be so remarkable to me. But today I was surprised because Sunday when I was in New York with my kids we witnessed a very similar incident.
I was actually boo-hooing in front of both my kids today in spite of my recently added Lexapro. To much bad stuff at once. The collection agency notices (thanks to the ex-husband misdeeds), the zero bank account, the raised hopes about getting paid the long-overdue $1,235, the dashed hopes about getting paid the long-overdue $1,235.
I Survive Another School Open House
As promised, here is the second part of a two part series of quotes from experts about domestic abuse. The bibliography is at the bottom, if you’d like to read further.