Pea Green with Purple Polka Dots

Our right to be different is, in a deep sense, the most precious right we human beings have. Lillian Smith—-I think that difference is a beautiful thing. Sometimes the people I get along the best with are ones that by the pure virtue of being around them makes me stretch my thinking and comfort zone.So … [Read more…]

A little about Mr. Mouse

If you check out Mr. Mouse’s blog you’ll get more of an idea about him–but basically he’s a computer geek (that means he gets the job done, unlike a nerd who just plays games all day long)-he wants to work with embedded systems and that will mean a move after he finishes college/grad school if … [Read more…]

A little about me

Knowledge without experience is just information-Mark Twain for quotes and a weekly “ripple” in your email————————————————————————————–I’ve seen a lot of blogs that start out with quotes so I thought I would start out this post with one. My goal is to tell you a little bit about myself, so here goes: I have graduated … [Read more…]

Made- up words and other gross language habits

You will notice from time to time that I make up words for fun and to confuse people. For instance “meeces”. Also “ginormous”-a combination of giant and enormous, “fabu-bar”-fabulous and “wonder-bar” which is probably another made up word in itself. I also ask questions in Spanish “Where is it?” “What is that?” “Who was that?” … [Read more…]


For those of you wondering, Meeces is the plural in the broader sense of “mice”–and has the same connotation that “my peeps” has in other situations ;-)… If you are a meece, you are very, very lucky!

Huqed on Fonix Wurked fur me

How long do kids have to go to school until they learn to spell things halfway decently? Or to speak with the correct tense of a verb? Mr. Mouse pointed out to me this morning that some little meeces we know have been in school for 5-6 years and are still writing like those that … [Read more…]

That Old Time Candy Feeling

What is it with candy you loved as a kid that makes you want to dance around naked in the rain to have it again? 2 words. Gummi Worms. Yummy! Although I hate it when they take old stuff and add new flavors. Ick. give me Lime over Green apple any day. Mr. Mouse gets … [Read more…]

Worse than PB with Salmonella

Okay so what’s worse the salmonella peanut butter? Try getting a letter in the mail from your pharmacy saying “we’re sorry, but your prescriptions were left on a truck in the cold for longer than we are comfortable with, please return them for a free replacement…” and realizing that includes your birth control.. which is … [Read more…]