Monthly Archives: October 2011

Happy Halloweeeeen!!!

I got to take My Pixie to school today so she could participate in the Halloween costume parade with all the other pre-K children – and a few of the parents or grandparents, too! I didn’t dress up, but at least half the Moms did. Mrs. Fackler led the parade of little ones all around […]

How not to raise a president

Or: Can you keep your child a child? From an old column of Peggy Noonan’s – which was quoted by James Taranto in yesterday’s Best of the Web Today: I love some of these children. Some of them have been my son’s friends and in my house since preschool–and I want to hug them when I […]

Friday Funny


Rest in Peace, Uncle Charlie

|   Visit Guest Book Charles F. Duffy Evansville, IN Charles F. Duffy, 82, of Evansville, passed away Friday, October 21, 2011, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. He was born August 8, 1929, in Buckskin, IN. He attended Abundant Life Community Church. He retired from the U.S. Air Force after 21 years of service. He worked as the Director […]

This sounds yummy!

I don’t have a food processor…but I’m going to find a mortar and pestle – I think I know a friend who has one. Don’t you think this sounds good? My favorite Thai dish is nam sod, and this looks similar – without the peanuts – but having looked at the recipe for nam sod, […]

The word ‘awesome’ has been overused and lost its meaning…THIS is AWESOME!

From Kae, at the Bloodnut Blog – Many thanks to my red-headed Friend from Down Under!

Some belated parental advice to protesters

      Five things the OWS protesters’ mothers should have taught them but obviously didn’t: Life isn’t fair. The concept of justice – that everyone should be treated fairly – is a worthy and worthwhile moral imperative on which our nation was founded. But justice and economic equality are not hte same. Or, as […]