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Apparently, laughter is a brain disease. I kid you not. I was researching mental disorders for something I was writing, when I came across a reference to “laughing epilepsy.” Having the propensity to laugh myself, more so than the average …

For an alien abductee, this movie is seriously creepy. It comes frighteningly close to what actually happens to the memories of people who’ve been abducted by aliens. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is classed as a romantic, science fiction …

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Got a bunch of rocks in your yard you want out of the way? How about that broken down old computer? Ready to clean out the attic or garage? There’s an EASY way to recycle your old junk. Recycling has …

Cell phones make us rude to our friends and family in ways most people don’t even think about. The phone becomes more important than whoever you are with. You are sitting in a restaurant with someone or maybe a group …

The Perils of Procrastination

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We all do it. We put things off and sometimes years can go by and we still haven’t done the deed. We figure the thing will always be there when we get to it. The trouble is that’s not always …

 

Tough Decisions and How to Make Them

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Struggling with a choice or decision can be very difficult especially when it involves your business. I had just completed a major goal and it was time to decide which goal I would tackle next. There were many possibilities and …

 

Cactus Isn’t a Dog Toy

Our dog Dakota was at it again. This time she was after something in the burn pile. It offered the perfect hidey hole for small animals. For several months we’d throw sticks and branches on the pile letting it build …

 

The Blizzard of Oz

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Atlanta, Georgia’s epic snowstorm of January 2011 shut down the city for nearly a week, giving us all a snow holiday. With plenty of food and plenty of warm and all snuggled up at home, it was an enjoyable week. …

 

Ghost Cat’s Spirit

If you’ve ever wondered whether pets have spirits and souls that live on after their body dies, this is the story of my cat Sunshine, and her visitation from the beyond. Sunshine was 17 when she died. She’d been my …

 

Cat Lady to Dog Person

I was one of those girls that everyone thought would end up as an old maid owning thirty cats. I always had a cat, and no matter where I traveled or moved, my cats went with me. I didn’t ditch …