I might be in the market for a head transplant

I always take a little peek at the Yahoo news headlines when I get online. It’s my “home page,” though I’m thinking about changing that. Didn’t there used to be real news on that page? Somewhere along the line the page changed its format to contain a small percentage of valid news, a much larger percentage of celebrity and other silly shit “news,” and if … Continue reading I might be in the market for a head transplant

Oh, I’m back in the saddle agaaaaaaaaaaain!

See? See? It worked! I wrote the most pitiful post ever yesterday and today I am – drum roll, please – writing again. Visit my “real blog,” weheartricksteves, to read my first post about the trip to Alsace with my intrepid buddy, Sue Brooks. Here’s what I finally figured out. You may say, well, DUH, Kate. What the hell?! But here it is:  I am … Continue reading Oh, I’m back in the saddle agaaaaaaaaaaain!

If you look up the definition of “procrastination” in the dictionary . . .

. . . you’ll see my picture next to the description. Oh, man. I hate the beginning of this post already. So my first inclination is to delete it and maybe try writing again tomorrow. See what I mean? Think Little Engine That Could. Does anyone else find it hard to get back to LIFE after a big event? Since returning from France I’ve been catching … Continue reading If you look up the definition of “procrastination” in the dictionary . . .

Sunday thoughts about sleeping dogs and getting older

My dogs sleep with me. Sometimes Mick spoons me and you haven’t lived until you’ve been spooned by a dachshund. He’s the perfect length to serve as a heating pad from my neck to my waist. Little Richard might be curled in the crook of my knees or, on occasion, I’ve awakened to find his face inches from mine on the pillow next to me, … Continue reading Sunday thoughts about sleeping dogs and getting older

Thank God no one writes Holiday Letters anymore and Happy New Year!

So, did you receive a record number of personalized Christmas cards this year? I’m referring to the ones featuring photos of toddlers meeting Goofy at Disney World, dogs sporting headbands with antlers, or maybe newlyweds pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa? Yeah? Me, too. If it sounds like I’m going to poke fun at the assortment of clever templates provided by online … Continue reading Thank God no one writes Holiday Letters anymore and Happy New Year!