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The Day My Car Phone Mocked Me – Calling Sardella’s

Thursday night is pizza night. Last night I decided to to get the pizza at Domino’s and the rigatoni and meatballs at Sardella’s. I timed my drive and called Domino’s first on my car phone. Me: “Call Domino’s” Car: I have two numbers. Say one for John Acosta or two for Domino’s Pizza. What? What… Continue reading The Day My Car Phone Mocked Me – Calling Sardella’s

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I Survived The Barium Enema

Warning:  Explicit information I read all the horror stories on the gastro forums about the pain, cramping and discomfort people went through during the barium enema test. I prepared myself for the worst. To prepare for the test I had to go on a two day fast.  My test was on a Monday so I… Continue reading I Survived The Barium Enema

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5 Things You Should Watch Out For In A Hotel Room

Don’t let looks deceive you. This summer I stayed in a very nice motel. It looked very clean and well kept. But I’ve read all the horror stories about the hidden germs and other things that can’t be seen with the naked eye. Such as bodily fluids on remote controls, wood chair arms and even… Continue reading 5 Things You Should Watch Out For In A Hotel Room

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Why Showers Are Better Than Baths

I haven’t taken a bath in thirty years!  I have bathed during all those years I just haven’t bath-ed.  Is that a word?  I prefer the shower. Taking a bath seems like a lot of work to me.  Before I can get myself clean I have to clean the tub.  Then I have to wait… Continue reading Why Showers Are Better Than Baths

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Our Little Bubble Car The Isetta

Believe it or not the BMW Isetta was our family car in the late 1950’s. It seated three people which was perfect for my Mom, brother and me. Our Isetta was white with red interior with a sun roof on top. To get in you opened the front and climbed in then turned to sit… Continue reading Our Little Bubble Car The Isetta

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One Nation By Ben Carson

My husband recently bought the book One Nation by Ben Carson, MD. I absolutely love this book. I couldn’t put it down. Everything he wrote is exactly what I’ve been thinking about the current state of affairs in our country. I consider this man an absolute genius when it comes to the problems and solutions… Continue reading One Nation By Ben Carson

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Fun At The Dentist

I would rather go to a dentist than a hair stylist. Seriously. At the dentist you get to lay back and relax in a reclined chair, eyes closed listening to your favorite music group. After the initial shot you don’t feel a thing. And after a tranquil session you are on your way home. Whereas,… Continue reading Fun At The Dentist

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Death Of Downtown Is The Mall Next

It was always exciting to go downtown to shop. Walking down the street taking in all the beautiful displays in the department store windows. Watching the people moving here and there. Cabs whizzing by. People sitting on benches talking. That’s the way it was growing up in the fifties. My favorite store was the JL… Continue reading Death Of Downtown Is The Mall Next

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TurtleToots Ten Pet Peeves Do You Agree

1. MacDonald’s Double Drive Thru Lines Some corporate exec that never buys fast food must have come up with this one. Two lines, two speakers, one order taker. This concept would work if the workers actually knew how to run this. My last trip I ordered one burger and one drink. When I got home,… Continue reading TurtleToots Ten Pet Peeves Do You Agree

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Easy Way To Memorize A Grocery List

What if I told you I could help you memorize a ten item grocery list in just a few seconds and you are guaranteed to remember it when you are at the store? We’ve all gone to the store and realized we forgot our grocery list. Then we get home only to find we forgot… Continue reading Easy Way To Memorize A Grocery List