Monthly Archives: February 2015

Irony, Really?

Today is my first official day living alone again, and what a start it’s been. My wonderful daughter-in-law called this morning to tell me that she had to take my son to work because their car wouldn’t start. (Good thing … Continue reading

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Miss Me?

You’re gonna miss me when you’re gone. I know you don’t believe me, but just you wait and see. The feelings will sneak up on you when you least expect it. Like in that quiet moment when you’re falling into … Continue reading

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Ode To The Empty Home

I walk these empty rooms Void of smiles and laughter  Trying to adjust to the emptiness That complements my vision How long it will take for me to adjust Is a curious question  But now I wait and mourn For … Continue reading

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What it takes for a Clydesdale to be on the Budweiser Hitch

Originally posted on kplr11.com:
[ooyala code=”w5aGprczqXlWiefqIzD17wPfgrqXsC4T” player_id=”c660b791c3704ff69d4162d7adb7c4a1″] BOONVILLE, MO (KPLR) – Warm Springs Ranch in Boonville, Missouri, is the breeding facility for the world famous Budweiser Clydesdales and where they are eagerly anticipating their spring baby boom.  According to…

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Countdown, Say It Isn’t So

This is the final week that The Kids will be here and I’m both excited and apprehensive. They plan to pick up the U-Haul Thursday (Feb 26) and move out the boxes scattered throughout the house into their trailer in … Continue reading

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Lean On Me Or Visa Versa

Happy President’s Day! I intend to spend this day winning my tear battle. (So far so good, but I’m blogging now; so who knows…) My reactions to Bernie and Alexa’s (my son and daughter-in-law) moving have been reduced to crying … Continue reading

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Gimme A WAH!

“Fear” you are such a pain and cause me great angst. You even bring tears to my eyes and now even cause such horrid coughing spells that make me breathless. Sounds like really bad writing, doesn’t it? Well would you … Continue reading

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Just Me & My Dragon Touch

I previously blogged about my new tablet and how I couldn’t use it because of my bright reflection. Well I still can’t use it, but am slowly learning the quirks of this “so easy a child (or is it caveman) … Continue reading

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Your Samsung TV is listening to your private conversations

Originally posted on kplr11.com:
[van id=”tech/2015/02/09/samsung-eavesdropping-tv.hln”] NEW YORK, NY — Be careful what you say in front of your Samsung TV. It’s listening to you. Many Samsung “SmartTVs” come equipped with voice recognition, which allows you to bark commands…

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Reflections Of Me

Sometimes I wish Mom were still alive so I could ask her “eye” questions. As I recall, there were numerous opportunities to have had long talks about vision loss, but since my eyes were ok at the time, I never … Continue reading

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