Internet Messaging Chat

Yesterday morning I signed on (again) with Match.com. After I had gone through the painfully lengthy signing on/profile writing/picture uploading procedure, I was already fed up with it and didn’t go any further. In the evening, I thought I would check to see if anyone had looked at […]

Having Creative Children

When your children turn out to be as interesting, creative, talented, charming, handsome, friendly, intelligent, and generous as you hoped they would be, you start to wonder what you did wrong. Both of my children are musicians. They are extraordinarily good at what they do; both have recordings, […]

Turning In

“Well, I’m turning in now” means so much less than “Well, I’m turning myself in now.” I just read about a  man who turned himself in to the police because he was responsible for accidentally starting a brush fire that ultimately burned down several houses. He had disposed […]

Meet-ups

The Internet, among its many blessings, has given us Meetup.com.  For someone like me who wants people to play with, Meetup.com is wonderful.  I know someone who has signed on with fifty-two groups. Fifty-two! In fact, I met her today at a meet-up. We were on a five-mile […]

% Enemy

I had thought that trying to see the good in people was a positive trait, but it turns out I’m only seeing the 75% friend and not the 25% enemy. The online dating site OKCupid has many interesting characteristics. It has quizzes to take, questions to answer, and […]

Momerabilia

I am slowly, hesitantly, downsizing. I’ve got a house full of furniture, decorations, plants, clothes, and boxes of miscellany. Some of the boxes contain important things like tax returns, some contain wires, cables, and remote controls for gadgetry that is long gone, and some contain my memories. Having […]