Jeff finished setting the table for the dinner party, stepped back and smiled, proud of himself. “All set, honey! Eight places ready to go!” “No, sweetie,” Jennie yelled from the kitchen, “We need nine. My mom called this afternoon to invite herself to the party.” Oooh, thought Jeff. Bummer. They only had eight place settings. … Continue reading Invitation to Dinner in Sycamore, Illinois
(downtown Sycamore, Illinois) I don’t care how cute or how adorable they decorate, I’ll still always hate going to the dentist! The diva Pekingese & I often take an afternoon stroll in downtown Sycamore. The little Social Butterfly feels a strong need to be admired & where better than around all the downtown businesses? The … Continue reading I’ll still always hate going to the dentist!
(South 4th Street Mega Grande Laundromat, DeKalb, Illinois) Cousin visiting me from Ireland accompanied me to the laundromat this morning. He spent a bit of time standing by the door, looking back & forth between the Firearms Friendly sign & the Load/Unload sign, trying to figure if the Load/Unload sign referred to guns, laundry, or … Continue reading Sign Doing Double Duty?
When the Postmaster speaks, sometimes it’s not a bad idea to listen. Our town has an ordinance that says no parking on town streets if there’s going to be a snow storm. Unfortunately, there are a good many apartments in town with little to no available parking except for street parking. So I suppose it’s … Continue reading When the Postmaster Speaks
Forget Charles Darwin. Forget everything you learned in school about evolution. Remember? It was only the Theory of Evolution anyway. Creationism rules! Homo sapiens really does co-exist with the dinosaurs! (Tilton Park Drive, DeKalb, Illinois) Our weather forecast for this weekend is for cold cold cold & snow snow snow, so this big lady, being … Continue reading Forget Charles Dawin
I generally don’t use public bathrooms. Unless I really have to. I’m just kind of OCD that way. But the other day, for the first time, I used the bathroom in the laundromat. Shock City. I never imagined that a laundromat would have a fancy bathroom for the ladies. (I have no idea what the … Continue reading Fancy Fancy
Remember that 1970s Donny & Marie Osmond song, ‘I’m a Little Bit Country, I’m a Little Bit Rock ‘n’ Roll’? That’s the first thing that came to my mind when I saw this…………. I’m a Little Bit Christmas, I’m a Little Bit Halloween………. (DeKalb, Illinois) (DeKalb, Illinois) Continue reading I’m a Little Bit…….