Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Q” is for Queen

This kinda Queen? Or maybe her majesty?         Noooooooooooo…. These guys…one heck of a band. Queen. And their heart – Freddie Mercury   Born Farrokh Bulsara, Parsi (ethnic Persian) in Zanzibar, East Africa on September 5, 1946, … Continue reading

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“P” for “Perseverance” and Thomas Edison

Perseverance Thomas Edison certainly knew and lived it. His thousands of attempts at creating a mechanism to harness electricity into an affordable means of illumination demonstrates it. “ Genius is one percent inspiration, ninety-nine percent perspiration” – Thomas Edison – … Continue reading


“O” is for Orianthi

A golden haired girl barely in her twenties stumbled into the spotlight when she played lead guitar to Michael Jackson’s “This Is It” tour preparation. Though she had been performing for ten years, the world really took notice as this … Continue reading


Nope, Not In Emails

Have you found that some of your online communicates are misunderstood? An attempt at humor can often be misinterpreted, as can a misplaced emoticon, even an untimely reply. One wonders how the kids do all the texting they do without … Continue reading


Midlife : The Bitter And The Sweet

        Midlife Growing older has much to recommend it. As Oprah once said, “It is definitely better than the alternative.” Ah, but there is more to it than just staying alive— adding another candle to an already … Continue reading

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“L” is for Lithe

“L” is for Lithe …limber, supple, flexible The antithesis of rail thin, skeletal, ribs shadowing at the breastbone. In what reality did undernourished/anorexic become the ideal? The newest permutation is seeing light between upper thighs. Pleazzze. Historically it was the … Continue reading


“K” is for Kiss   “K” is for Kiss Depending on the culture and context, a kiss can express sentiments of love, passion, affection, respect, greeting, friendship, peace and good luck, among many others. It is the kiss of passion that has … Continue reading


“J” is for Justify

    is for Justify   “How do I ‘justify‘ that?” – A question I imagine most folks ask themselves, if not in those words, many times a day.   1. to show (an act, claim, statement, etc.) to be just or right defend or uphold as warranted or well-grounded   -“Hmm..French fries with that burger? … Continue reading


“I” is for Ice Cream

It’s day Nine of the A-Z Blog Challenge, thus the letter:   It’s eight thirty in the morning and I am indulging in a coffee ice cream sundae with caramel (there’s that “C” word again) and chocolate sauce. I’d like … Continue reading


“H” is For Heaven

      eaven has had so many interpretations through the centuries. None of us will know until we leave this world, but the recounting of many near death experiences have pointed us in a happy direction. Stories of warm … Continue reading