According to the Washington Post, the dating world has a whole new vocabulary for people who disappear from your world, as if by magic, only to return, sometimes months later, wanting to pick up the relationship as if nothing ever happened. Those who disappear are called ghosts. Those ghosts transform into zombies when they show … Continue reading Ghosts, Zombies, and Vampires, Oh My!
Traditionally, a gal is a young woman or a girl. I am neither. Why would professional men who come to me for assistance with a matter that I am considered an expert with think that it is alright to refer to me as a gal? I would never consider calling their offices and ask for … Continue reading Gal
It is lesson time around dear old Francine Zane’s website. To all you wonderful people out there who honestly think that what you want really matters in the grand scheme of things, do everyone a favor and grow up. I don’t care whether you are talking to your banker, cell phone provider, or the butcher … Continue reading Lesson on Adult Bullying
When I was parenting young children, peace and quiet were cherished moments after they fell asleep at night or during stolen minutes in the bathroom when I luckily escaped without a child for a quick pee break. I dreamt of more peace and quiet. In essence, these daydreams boiled down to having more time for … Continue reading Craving Peace and Quiet
Time flies when you read a good book. You just might learn something. You don’t need electricity or a battery life to read a book, at least during the hours between dawn and sunset. Writers can deduct the cost of reading books as market research, thereby reducing their tax debt. (Yeah right, like there are … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Read a Book
Since you know you will eventually go back to bed, should you get up, save tons of time by just staying there. Do what you are good at. When it is cold outside, there is no place warmer than under bedcovers. In the event gravity takes a turn for the worse, on your mattress is … Continue reading 10 Reasons to Stay in Bed
I hang out with a bunch of old farts just like me on Facebook from time to time. Inevitably, someone is always bragging about this grandchild or that. One lady asked me to like her post if I was proud to be a grandma, so I asked what if I’m proud not to be a … Continue reading Proud Not to Be a Grandma