“It is what it is…” was apparently first coined around 1949, rising in popularity from the 1990’s forward. Now, we occasionally hear it in films or uttered by famous people, or even someone we know around us. It pretty much just means “accept it and move on.” It’s very fatalistic. So the other night, right… Read More It Is What It Is… Or Is It?
This Christmas, try not to get caught up in the commercialism. Take time to check on your neighbors and ensure they are warm and have enough food. Give to foundations that will help those who were hit by flooding and fire, pretty much wiping out their Christmas this year. Be a light in a dark… Read More Elegance and Tea: Help Others
‘Tis the season… to be peaceful! No stressing allowed! Have you stopped and looked around you? If you are one of the ones who haven’t lost anything to fire or flood, you’re in a good place. Look around and see if there isn’t someone you can help this holiday season. We also need less: Less… Read More Unplug and Be Quiet This Christmas
Don’t tell anyone, but I love Velveeta*. I know it isn’t really cheese, per se, but it is just… I don’t know, so bad it’s good? I even found a great copy-cat recipe for it. No chemicals. The last time I had any was a year ago this time. I was getting ready to toss the… Read More Imagination and Velveeta©