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The Sea-Monkey Letter

I think we've already established that I was a strange child (see "Bunny:  Wanted for Breaking and Entering"). But in addition to being strange, apparently, I also had an anger management issue.  Or I was a good consumer.  I'm not sure which. My family has always referred to my lifelong penchant for putting a ...

The Christmas Letter 2012

The idea for this blog began because of the encouraging responses we received from our friends about our annual Christmas Letters. So to keep our tradition alive for everyone, here's a peek into 2012's letter:   Merry Christmas!!!  Ho Ho Ho! Which reminds me... Of Ho-Ho's. I’m sure we all remember exactly ...

The Tortoise and…Well, No Hare

  We live in a neighborhood that has seen more than its fair share of "missing cat" signs taped to stop signs and light poles.  They've almost become part of every day life here. But I had to do a double take when I saw this sign for a missing tortoise last year. By now you know my mind...and the thought of a ...

Water Bottle With A Filter

Every rare once in a while, I find a product that so exceeds my expectations that I can’t help becoming an evangelist. And I'm here to evangelize Eco Vessel's Aqua Vessel Insulated Filter Water Bottle / Filtration Bottle with 100 Gallon Filter as a complete win-win product. I’m SAVING money, going GREEN by eliminating ...

The Aging Game

"What is that giant pimple doing right in the middle of my forehead?" I thought as I stared in the mirror without my glasses on. Yep. That's what I was thinking...just before I looked into the 10x magnifying mirror and realized it wasn't a zit at all. It was the mother of all age spots. Suddenly my tune changed, and I was ...

Marriage Is Work

Don't get me wrong, I don't mean I actually have to work at my marriage.  By this point, we've pretty much got the whole relationship-thing down to a science without a lot of effort.  What I mean, is that if you marry a business man, expect business to bleed over into your home life. Look, I thought I was signing up for an ...