Is This You? | Water, Water for Everyone!

Are you, like me, in awe of someone who can tout and expand on the special effects of a list as long as your arm of vitamins and minerals and supplements? Fish oil, glucosamine, magnesium, vitamin XYZ. The only one I know about is Vitamin C and that … [Read more...]

Is This You? Just Pick One!

Sometimes I think if I have to make one more choice I’m going to melt into a puddle of goo. Do I really have to know the best detergent to use? I’m tired of deciding which soda to drink so much so that I have started to drink some kind of instant fru … [Read more...]

Is This You? | Life Changes Us All

We sit in the back row at church. No real reason for this. It just happens that way. So the back of my head of hair has not been an issue—until now. I was drying my hair after a shower and I happened to see what I thought was a lone stray gray h … [Read more...]

Is This You? | Watch Yourself

You know when you fall down or trip on your own feet you can feel the eyes of those around you are upon you? How do you know that? Is it because when someone around you falls down or trips on their own feet that you are watching them? Well not on … [Read more...]

Is This You? | Listing Everything

Have you seen the ads on TV for a new refrigerator that you can use to make your grocery list? Then at the store, you just call up your fridge on your phone and voila there is your grocery list. I’m not sure I want to give my refrigerator that power. … [Read more...]

Is This You? | Peanut Butter

No, this isn’t going to be about which is better peanut butter, smooth or crunchy. Even though as I sat down to write and my other half asked what the name of this week’s column was and I said peanut butter and he said, “Extra crunchy” and I said smoo … [Read more...]

Is This You? | Modern Times

It seems that when something bad happens time drags by and sometimes time even seems to stop. But when something wonderfully good happens the time flies by. For instance… We had company visit and they brought their little baby. The time we spent w … [Read more...]

Is This You? | A Shot in the Arm

There are subjects that will be debated for years and years and will still not be resolved. You know, the chicken or the egg? The lefties or righties in politics? Which is better, with or without fries? Yes, all important discussions for sure. So … [Read more...]

Is This You? I Don’t Like To…

Would you be able to tell me what a GE cupboard is? I wonder. My father commented on our GE cupboard regularly. In his heyday, he would have a nightly bowl of cornflakes just before bedtime. He, not unlike a kid or probably most of us, had his … [Read more...]

Is This You? The Hammock

As the rushing river of summer starts to become a bubbling brook I have found time to use our hammock a bit more and I must say that whoever invented this backyard playpen needs to get a big ole gold toned metal to wear upon his or her chest. Maybe … [Read more...]

Is This You?

A Masterpiece We have a screech owl that has taken up residence in our trees. I was in the house and could hear this new noise outside the front door. It was quiet-then the air was pierced with this garbled skeeereech. A half a minute passed and … [Read more...]

Is This You? Rags

Something hit me funny just before dinner last night. Something that in our house we do all the time. It has become so common place that I think nothing of it. I’m thinking though that if you were at my table when I did this you might have a second t … [Read more...]

Is This You? Glue

I break stuff. Some things are beyond repair. Like a drinking glass that slips out my hand, lands on the edge of the kitchen counter then makes a break for it to get to the floor and scatter shards of shrapnel from the kitchen sink all the way across … [Read more...]

Is this You? Holding Back

Actions speaking louder than words are usually seen as actions that should not have been taken. While I am pretty sure there are actions I have taken in my life that I should not have taken I am more thankful of the actions that I really wanted to … [Read more...]

Is This You? Smile Wider

I notice smiles. It is just a thing I do. I’ve done it all my life. But bigger and better smiles became easier for me to show ever since I was in my last years of being a teenager when I had my first “real” job with benefits and went into a dentist an … [Read more...]

Is This You? Whatever Vs. Anyway

Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the ice cream into those l … [Read more...]

Is This You? Friendly Fact Finding

Is there a real line that needs to stay wide, bold and un-crossable when you meet a new friend? I’m not talking about just manners. Manners should be upheld no matter where you are in a relationship. Manners like not picking at anything that might be … [Read more...]

Is This You? Whatever vs. Anyway

Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the ice cream into those l … [Read more...]

Is this you? 52 Pick Up

It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce to … [Read more...]

Is This You? 52 Pick Up

It took years of listening to those close to me to learn the type of lettuce I bought was not the best. “No flavor,” Rots too fast,” and just plain “Yuck,” I was lovingly told. It was suggested I buy one of those packs of hearts of romaine lettuce to … [Read more...]