Monthly Archives May 2015

The Death of Common Sense

Why is it that…… On a plastic dry-cleaning bag you read:  THIS IS NOT A TOY. Liquid Draino’s directions….DO NOT DRINK We yell at our children to stop yelling… The host of the Bachelor appears at the Rose Ceremony with one rose left and says, “There is one rose left.” Or we feel sorry for the contestant on Fear Factor who cries while eating Cow brains with worms. We listen to President speak at the State of the Union Address and afterwards we are told what he said. We watch the Super Bowl for the commercials. The robber who is Continue Reading

Your Mother is Always With You

  Since Mother’s Day is upon us, I thought of some special advice to honor mothers everywhere, and in particular my mother. I miss her every day – her love for me, her laughter and her sense of humor. Here is a poem I found and the author is unknown.  It is touching and meaningful. Your mother is always with you…she’s the whisper of the leaves as you walk down the street; she is the smell of beach in your fresh laundered socks; she’s the cool hand on your brow when you’re not well. Your mother lives inside your laughter and she’s crystallized Continue Reading