We adults have ruined the world for our kids

Once again someone has sent me a trite old email about “How great things were in the past!” and “How awful things are today!” Surely you’ve seen these before, the less-than-subtle comparison that when we were kids we knew how to be kids, unlike kids today who are pathetic pansies. However, there are two major … Continue reading We adults have ruined the world for our kids

Please tell me Perrin and I aren’t the only ones skeptical about politics

I have to confess that with the election season already upon us, and with more than a full year to go, I'm already sharing Perrin's skepticism about politics: I may go into hiding for the next 13 months. I'm still suffering from lingering trauma caused by the 2012, and I just can't go through it … Continue reading Please tell me Perrin and I aren’t the only ones skeptical about politics

I nearly gave up because of half an ounce.

“Half an ounce?! No!!!” I’m normally an up-beat person. My mantra over the past 15 years has been, “I will make this work!” It’s become a challenge to take whatever fragments I’ve been given and put them together into something I really didn’t think would function, but does. But every once in a while too … Continue reading I nearly gave up because of half an ounce.