I often get teased about my colorful Midwest language. I was in my home state of Nebraska last week and I heard a new one that I’m still laughing about. I can’t wait to slip this one into ‘polite’ conversation when the time is right. “He’s more crooked than a dog’s hind leg.” This one […]Read More Only in the heartland
Husband goes to grocery store. Husband buys pineapple. Kids like pineapple. Youngest kid says, heh, who bought this pineapple? Dad says, I did. Youngest kid, laughs and says did you put it in the cart? Dad says, duh, would be a bit awkward to carry it around. Youngest kid, laughing harder now says, you know […]Read More When is a Pineapple not just a Pineapple
I’m blessed to be able to fall asleep quickly and usually, I sleep straight through my solid six hours of needed sleep. I’m cursed with the inability to go back to sleep if said six hours is interrupted for any reason. Tonight was one of those night’s of sleep interrupted. Why you may ask? Because […]Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up: A Snoring Symphony
We are headed home from our Florida vacation early. We weren’t chased off by the tropical storm that hit the gulf-side of the state, we were okay with scattered storms throughout the days – pretty typical for Florida even without a tropical storm. Nope, we tossed in the beach towels after losing what seemed like […]Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up: What Ran Us Out of Florida?
Why is my garlic from China? And does it matter? Trying to eat healthily is just not that easy these days. You think lean meats, lots of vegetables and fruits, minimize the carbs – how hard can this be… until you start to take a look at where things are coming from. We live in […]Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up
Ever wonder if you drink too much wine? According to my son that recently started working at the neighborhood grocery store… I don’t.Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up
So, I had not had that much wine. It was wine tasting…in the middle of the day. When this Mad Max, Rastafarian, Lenten, Mardia Gras, Christmas ensemble showed up. You could literally spend some serious time looking at this bike, yep that is a rattlesnake for a seat and yep that is a […]Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up
The sign stuck in the ground in front of the gas station advertised ‘we have yak meat’. As I pumped my gas, I thought, who would open a restaurant attached to a gas station and advertise yak meat? What is yak meat? Did they do any market research? This demographic probably wouldn’t even recognize a […]Read More Can’t Make This Stuff Up