Technology is great, until it isn't. Machines do a lot of cool things, until they don't do what we want. Sometimes, things work so well, we forget they can't think for themselves. And, yet, machines thinking for themselves is what we definitely do not want. Remember The Matrix? I spent most of my childhood hating… Continue reading Thoughts While Drinking My Coffee
Are you glad 2020 is over? Do you feel different since the calendar changed to a new year? Have you made goals for 2021, or are you stuck in the thing you didn't finish from last year? "New Year, New You," the Bible app said. Meanwhile, some folks are just getting to celebrate Christmas with… Continue reading Happy New Year?
Dinner could not get done soon enough for me. I was hungry. All I'd had for lunch was a few bites of ice cream. But, the hamburger was thawing from frozen, so my husband couldn't hurry it. If I had eaten something more substancial for lunch, I wouldn't have been so anxious. My husband wasn't… Continue reading Perspective
I didn’t want to get out of bed this morning. After pulling on my jeans, teeshirt and houseshoes, I poured a cup of coffee, wrapped up in a blanket on the couch and wished I could just read all day. “I don’t want to adult today,” I told the cat. He just crawled up onto… Continue reading Don’t Faint, Pray
A few weeks ago I read, “Rocket Boys: a Memoir” by Homer H. Hickam. It made me laugh, and it made me cry. It also made me ask myself, what kind of determination does it take to learn something difficult in order to achieve a dream? If I were failing algebra, would I want to… Continue reading We’ve Come A Long Way
Summertime is the perfect time to try something new. Don’t you think? It has always been that way for me, whether intended or not. I rode a jetski for the first time during the summer of 1989. That was the same year I went out of state to a church camp for children who are… Continue reading Time for Something New
Hungry mamas are dangerous creatures when they see posts on FB about cakes. Dear weather system bringing all this heat to WV, iff I had wanted Florida weather, I would have went to live there. I did laundry and dishes and set my 12 and 14 year old to sweeping and cleaning the bathroom. Goes… Continue reading A Little Bit Stir-crazy