Monthly Archives: June 2011

I’m Annoyed

Last night I got an email from a local car dealer that just annoyed me. The message was that they wanted me to celebrate July 4 with them … by buying an oil change or a tire rotation at a … Continue reading

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Something Else to Ponder

Today as I was driving to the knitting group, I got to noticing the various road signs. Some were diamond shaped and instructed drivers to yield, or that there was survey work taking place up ahead, or that the lane … Continue reading

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Some Inspiration Needed

For the past several years I have participated in a program with my local weekly newspaper. They invite readers to be one of their Opinionshaper columnists. From however many entries they get, they select 13 people to each write a … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

Most of the time I have the radio playing when I am at home. Occasionally I’m really listening to a program but mostly the radio is just providing background noise. The other day, for who knows what reason, I didn’t … Continue reading

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Wildlife Buddy Spotted Again

Sunday when I was driving to church, I spotted my little wildlife buddy again. This time he was on the paved shoulder of the state highway, sitting up on his haunches, munching his breakfast from the unmowed vegetation along the … Continue reading

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A Different Language

My church has a deaf ministry. Each service is interpreted for the deaf. The people involved in the ministry and the deaf members sit at the front of the section of pews where I sit. I frequently watch the interpretators. … Continue reading

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Magnetic Clothes

I’m sure you, too, have some magnetic clothes. Those are the ones that attract every spot available for collection. I was wearing a favorite top this week. Looked down and there were black smears of something on it. The black … Continue reading

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Here They Come!

Just like the buzzards returning to Hinkley, Ohio, or the swallows finding their way to Capistrano, the fireworks tents are popping up. This is because in the adjoining county fireworks are illegal. However, they are legal in this county. The … Continue reading

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Wildlife Possibly Identified

Anne suggested in her comment that possibly the animals I saw on Sunday were groundhogs and suggested I go to Google Images to check it out. This I did. The shape of the animal pictured there is very similar, if … Continue reading

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Maybe A Solution To Phone Annoyance

I may have stumbled on a solution to my phone annoyance problems I posted about recently. When the phone rings, I trot out my best professional secretary voice and ask, “May I tell him/her (depends on who they ask for) … Continue reading

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