Is this You? Holding Back

Actions speaking louder than words are usually seen as actions that should not have been taken. While I am pretty sure there are actions I have taken in my life that I should not have taken I am more thankful of the actions that I really wanted to take but didn’t. Believe it or not… [More…]

Friendly Fact Finding

Friendly Fact Finding Is there a real line that needs to stay wide, bold and un-crossable when you meet a new friend? I’m not talking about just manners. Manners should be upheld no matter where you are in a relationship. Manners like not picking at anything that might be bothering you because it is protruding… [More…]

Is This You? A Yawn Starter

A yawn, I have learned from a neurologist, starts in the brain. Something somewhere in there is triggered and through a pathway unknown to this plain regular human, it makes you urgently suck in air. You make that yawn aarrgh sound, sometimes closing your eyes and your head may sway like a palm tree in… [More…]

Is This You? 52 Pick Up

It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce to see the difference. It tastes… [More…]

Is this You? Name That Thingy

When time is on your side some time is spent doing some of those things you think of doing but can’t do because you haven’t got the time do them. That is where my other half and I have recently found ourselves—with time on our hands. We are kind of retired but not really retired… [More…]

Is this You? See How Far

I can see for miles and miles and miles in my neck of the woods. Well I don’t really live in the woods. If I did I wouldn’t be able to see all those miles. On very clear days I can see three and sometimes four mountain ranges in the distance. It’s an amazing site.… [More…]

Is this You? Sidetracking

Think of what words go along with the word “side.” Side-saddle. I like to think that side-saddle was the way that ladies of old England rode when they mounted their steed to follow after the hounds to kill some poor fox (unless of course if the fox out foxed the hounds). Tally Ho! Side-out. A… [More…]

Is This You? Rock On

Do some rocks have the ability to make the world go around? Yes, some rocks are worth their weight in gold-those would be golden rocks. Yes big ole golden nuggets. Then again some rocks are just rocks. But put some of those plain rocks together in a line and drill some holes in them and… [More…]

Is This You? Snippets

Games are played at some parties. At bridal or baby shower there are games that are usually pretty silly and are used to make everyone feel they are part of the whole wedding or baby stuff. At a shower a friend and I gave I learned of a game where there were no winners or… [More…]

Is This You? Duck! Rudeness Alert

Sometimes I finish my other half’s sentences. But just when I know what he is trying to say. Then only when I feel he is grasping for words. Oh and occasionally when we are talking to each other, or to someone else. I even “help” him finish lines when he is talking on the phone.… [More…]