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Projects That Demand Our Scientific Attention!



I saw this headline FART SMELLS HAVE HEALTH BENEFITS and thought, “Great. More money spent on ‘scientific’ research — research that helps no one.” And then I read the article. 1,060 more words

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Nailing Jell-O To a Tree

How ever she meant them, I take very seriously the pearls of parental wisdom given to us from the late, great Erma Bombeck. My current mantra is “Raising teenagers is like nailing Jell-O to a tree”. 1,059 more words

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Making Ghandi Proud

I was so happy when my daughter, the always delightful Fangette, graduated from high school last week. Finally. All the bullshit was over. Or, so I thought. 905 more words

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Weird Mojo

When I returned home Sunday evening, exhausted and sweaty after a 30-hour weekend, I thought to myself, “Well, that wasn’t too bad.” Outside of the woman who screamed “Miss” so loudly and shrilly that I’m pretty sure she loosened a few roofing tiles in the process, I had had what, in the restaurant business, amounts to a relatively uneventful, but still very long, weekend. 1,287 more words

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Don't Sit There!

Sadly, it is time once again (*sigh*) for another primer on how to dine out in a restaurant. This edition will focus primarily on being seated. 914 more words

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I'm Too Old For This Nonsense!


I don’t know how to say this any other way, so I’m just going to go ahead and be blunt about it. I’m too old for this waitressing/bartending shit. 1,377 more words

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Routine Maintenance or Why I Appreciate My Pedicurist

A recent conversation on Facebook has forced me to examine whether or not I would elect to have cosmetic surgery (or Botox, or collagen injections) to, if not halt, at least slow, the aging process. 1,013 more words

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