We are Gen X. The generation between the Boomers and the Millennials. We haven’t gotten much recognition until recently, hence we were nicknamed ‘The Forgotten Generation’. We are born between 1965 and 1980 and we also go by “Latchkey Kids”. But if you are an X’er like me, you had a great childhood and witnessed… Continue reading Remembering Our Generation X Culture as The Forgotten Generation and How We Are Rocking Our Lives Over Every Other Generation
I have to tell you, writing a weekly witty, sarcastic, funny and stupendous post each week is not easy. Lately, I’ve had to watch what I write about because I don’t want to offend or embarrass anyone. Seems we’ve become a very sensitive and easily offended society these past few years. So there’s extra stress… Continue reading Stand Up Comedy Could Save Your Life if the Karen’s Would Just Stay Home and Practice Being Kind
It’s hard to continue to love your family when they’re not there for you in your greatest hour of need. Not even the Dog. So here’s what happened: We recently moved into a swanky apartment. And since I am so cautious not to wake up the hubby or the dog when I need to go… Continue reading I Fought A Devil Bug In My Bathroom at 1:45 am And No One Cared That I Almost Died. Not Even The Dog.
I wake up every morning thinking this will be the day I will be like Cinderella and clean my house with the singing birds and mice helping and all will be blissful. Then it feels like the wicked step sisters show up about noon and wreck my world. All goes to hell and I wind… Continue reading How To Find Some Sanity By Writing A To-Do List And Letter Writing Campaign Then Celebrate With An Extra Large Margarita.
So I jumped on the DNA Test bandwagon. I’ve heard so many cool stories of finding long lost relatives and crazy family history that I felt I needed to see what’s up my family tree. I recently got my DNA results and not surprisingly I am Mostly English, Scottish and Irish. Shocker. Recently my dad’s… Continue reading When Your Ancestry.com DNA Test Leads To The Lost Colony And Your Husband May Actually Be A Distant Cousin. Just Another Dysfunctional Family Reunion Story.
Midlife Friends, Have you planned your endgame yet? How are you rolling out of this life? I have researched it for you so sit back, grab a cocktail and let’s plan your funeral! (Not weird at all huh?) With the passing of my 100 year old grandmother last year, I decided to research options. Hers… Continue reading Have You Heard Of These Options To Planning Funerals These Days? Not To Be Weird But We Even Included A Checklist.
It’s been a year since Covid invaded the Earth. Like a big headed, long tentacled alien from plant Zoop. Along with shut downs and shut ups, we wear masks now like it’s nothing. But is it nothing really? For one, I have asthma so getting used to a face mask took a long time. But… Continue reading 8 Reasons To Drink That Covid Masks Have Given Me During The Craziest Year In Human History
I thought 2021 would start off rocky but move in an upwards motion. NOPE. I didn’t post last week because so much craziness hit me all at once and I had to process it. But I’m back so get ready for a ranting story time! In December, my grandmother turned 100. This was awesome and… Continue reading My First Rant Of The Year Because, Why Not. Also, Writing This After 3 Margaritas And A Shot Of Fireball.
We are just a few days away from Election Day 2020. Is this the end of the world? A new fresh start? Armageddon? I think we are all very anxious and excited in a way to find out. The one thing I hope more than anything, is that we can all be calm and move… Continue reading Election 2020. Will It Be The End Of Humankind Or Will It Be What We Need To Find Our New Normal?
Mercury in Retrograde means the planet Mercury appears to stop and move backwards from it’s orbit. This means during this time, all the bad things that happen, you can blame it on Mercury Retrograde. How awesome, considering we are in it right now till after the 2020 election. Terrified yet? I mean we are all… Continue reading What Fresh Hell Is ‘Mercury In Retrograde’ And Are We Ready For That as Halloween And The Election Spawn Monsters To Rule Humanity Like A Version Of A Michael Jackson Video?