Yeah, this sh*t is just way too sad for me to even try to be funny today. I'll let my favorite cartoonist, Stephan Pastis, take over now. See you next week, and stay as safe as you can. Pearls Before Swine, March 23, 2018: Stephan Pastis, Pearls Before Swine, November 27, 2018:
Well, hey, everyone! How's life in your neck of the woods? I'm doing well -- as of today I've been on the Arimidex for, let's see [counts on fingers, carry the one] a little over a month and a half. So far, so good -- no side effects to speak of, and fingers crossed it'll … Continue reading If You’re Voting in L.A.’s Election Next Month, Be Prepared, the Ballot is Long and Boring!
First of all, let me warn you: this isn't going to be the usual light-hearted post about weight loss and breast cancer, my friends! So if you're here expecting that, sorry to disappoint you. However, like many of you, I'm really appalled by the breaking news out of the Supreme Court. And I won't go … Continue reading Body Positivity means supporting ALL women’s bodies, thank you
Hey everyone, remember just a few weeks ago when the biggest news story was about how sad it was that Betty White had died a few weeks short of her 100th birthday? Wasn't that a great time? I miss those days, don't you? Well, hopefully by next week the biggest news story will be, once … Continue reading Week One is Done!
Welp, I was all set to apologize for yet another weight gain, but my scales surprised me this morning! 207.4 Actually down a bit since last week, so that was a pleasant surprise. Sorta like the rabbit that popped up in our front yard this past week! No, no, this one's not quite as bad … Continue reading This was unexpected, sorta like a rabbit in the front yard!
Wow, has it really been 20 years since September 11, 2001, that beautiful morning when the sky was blue and the sun was shining and the autumn leaves were just starting to turn ... and four planes were hijacked? Sometimes it seems like just yesterday ... sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago. Anyway, given … Continue reading 20 years already? Sigh …
Well, welcome back, everyone! Yeah, it looks like after enjoying the freedom to gasp and wheeze without a mask at the gym, we're gonna have to go back to those hated cloth diapers indoors for a while longer. So if you haven't yet been vaccinated, this might be a good time to do it, so … Continue reading Progress! (and yet another commitment)
Hi and welcome back (to me!)! * Yes, it's been two whole weeks since last we spoke (wrote) and unfortunately I gotta keep this a little short since I have an appointment at Pep Boys this morning to give my venerable 50by60-mobile a li'l ol' inspection. I'm trying to decide if I should keep it … Continue reading Keeping this short, as Manny, Moe, and Jack are waiting for me!
Good morning, everyone! Given that my readers include wonderful people from all major, minor, or no religions, let me be the first to wish you a wonderful and blessed Easter, Passover, Ostara, Ramadan, Rama Navami, and/or Spring Break 2021! Being somewhat of the Xtian persuasion myself, aka Byzantine Catholic, I'll most likely be checking my … Continue reading Happy Whatever! See ya in 2 weeks!
Good morning, friends and family -- and brr, what a cold, shivery morning it is for a lot of you! Sorry to read about all your trials and travails, trying to keep warm out there in Missouri and Kansas and Texas and, you know, basically everywhere except, uh, where *I* happen to be located this … Continue reading Shivery Ash Wednesday!