The word “assume” makes an “ass” out of “u” and…nope, still you

When I was growing up, my mother passed down many unsolicited-but-now-wholeheartedly-appreciated “Pearls of Wisdom”.  One of these was, “never assume.  Look at how it is spelled; to ‘assume’ makes an ‘ass’ out of ‘u’ and out of ‘me’.” Like many such parental Pearls, this one stuck with me. Given the cognitive viscosity of the average … More The word “assume” makes an “ass” out of “u” and…nope, still you

All in all it’s just another post on my wall

Facebook is one of those things (sorry Prof Howard) that I love to hate.  I pick it apart and douse it with flames, but at the same time, I can’t pry myself from it.  It’s not a compulsive addiction, nor is it a morbid curiosity like a bad traffic accident.  It’s a combination of longing, semi-stalking … More All in all it’s just another post on my wall

Step right up

I meant to write about this last month, but life took over and since I’m the proud owner of a forced vacay, I thought I’d catch up on some much-needed blogging. Last month, we visited the lush, Great Green North that is southwestern Alberta, Canada.  The trip’s purpose was sort of an all-in-one kill-a-flock-with-one-stone.  Not … More Step right up