2018 AGT and Cocktails. Summer is here!

2018 AGT and Cocktails. Summer is here!

Summer is here and that means the Vampires gather in front of the big screen TV and watch America’s Got Talent. It also means we drink cocktails and I record all of the comments from the Peanut Gallery. This well worn tradition of blogging about the show started in the summer of 2012. We’ve been … Continue reading

Additional Reminders

Additional Reminders

I was sitting here and a pop up message popped up on my screen. You haven’t written anything yet. Thanks, but I don’t need any additional reminders. Seriously, I don’t need any reminders right now, or ever. I hate compute pop-ups. It just makes me feel hate. It is worse than the hate I feel … Continue reading

Savor the Summer. They’re growing up but they still need us.

Savor the Summer. They’re growing up but they still need us.

Summer is officially here. It isn’t June 21 yet, but it is hot, summer school starts today, and I’m juggling a new season of activities. Yes, all of you parents out there, parenting does not end when your kids turn 18. It just goes into a different universe. For me that has been a nice … Continue reading

Short Story Sunday: A Better Place

Short Story Sunday: A Better Place

The dogs were huge. The male weighed 170 pounds. The female was a mere 120 pounds. They padded silently behind her as she walked home from the bar. Mehitabel had gone out for a bite to eat with the dogs due to the fact her boyfriend Max had left them with her while he finished … Continue reading

Burning Question #14: The Pineapple Dilemma

Burning Question #14: The Pineapple Dilemma

It is time for #14 of 50 Burning Questions. Happy Saturday. Now get ready for an emotional roller coaster. Today I submit one of the most divisive burning questions in the history of the universe. Traditional Italian vs Hawaiian. No this has nothing to do with soccer or volcanos. It has everything to do with … Continue reading

Bliss

Bliss

She came to my chamber in the dark of the night. I tried to shun her. I tried to block out her light. It was too easy to be seduced by her. She was like the sun bringing life and joy. She wrapped her limbs around me making me forget everything, making me want no … Continue reading