Junior Mints®. Let’s Sue the Slackers.

Junior Mints®, a brand name since 1949, has been slapped with a lawsuit. No. There’s no listeria outbreak, salmonella poisoning or Red Dye Number 2 involved. No one has gotten sick, died or suffered a burn from the cool minty flavor. So why would someone from New York want to sue Tootsie Roll® Industries (owner of Junior Mints®)? Correction. Why would some attorney try to…

Cleaning House is as easy as Pressing a Button

“Step away from the keyboard,” I hear Keith telling me as he walks through the room. A pretty common statement in our household. But this week brought a new twist. Does anyone around here clean up their data, pictures, emails, texts or documents? I mean really clean them up? I mean wipe them off your actual computer, not just the phone? Of course you do!…

Words beyond “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious”

Have you ever noticed that some words are just fun to say? Okay. So you may not have given the subject much consideration now that you’re a serious adult. Seriously! Seriously? What makes a word fun to say? Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins taught us the fun of saying (even singing), “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” (which MS Word spellcheck corrected for me). And on a related note, what…

A Toast to Independence Day

It’s time to honor those who secure our freedoms and remember those who visualized the United States. In preparing for July 4th, I was searching for a few good toasts. While I did run across a link to some “time honored” traditional toasts at http://www.rsvlts.com/2015/07/03/13-july-4-toasts/ , none of them were quite what I sought. So what’s better than an old timey toast? How about a…