Monthly Archives: May 2009

Chatty goes south…and east…to the Yucatan Peninsula

Well, to say that Chatty is innervated would be to put it mildly.

She is ALMOST ready to head for new frontiers (read Cancun), but at the moment, she is bouncing around like a ping pong ball that fell off the table long ago, and is now just looking for a place to come to rest. Which will be in the darkest, most inaccessible corner, of course.

The Wiz has just been out in the garage, spray-painting his favorite black plastic sandals. Why? Because he likes them, but they were looking a bit shabby. The Wiz HATES to buy new shoes. He …
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Can Coughing Get Chatty Incarcerated?

    Chatty is in the midst of an allergy attack.    Two days before she goes to Mexico.    All this swine flu talk is abounding.     Everywhere.    Chatty is wheezing and sneezing and coughing. Chatty herself knows that it is allergies…but – what about the people on the … Continue reading

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When Too Many Tortillas Are Just Enough

    Chatty made tacos a few nights ago. Ground beef for The Wiz, and Morninstar crumbles with a ton of taco seasoning thrown in for Chatty.    The Wiz is picky about his tortillas – and his bread. Both have to be fresh … Continue reading

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Packing, Chatty-style

    Chatty is deep into organizing and planning for her first trip on an airplane in over 4 years.    Chatty is accustomed to going on her vacations by car – which she loads to the gills for a mere weekend trip to the … Continue reading

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Flu’s Got the Money?

    Horton Chatty hears a W.H.O.     Chatty has been planning a trip to Cancun for about 8 months now.     Her trip is scheduled for the first week of June.     The U.S. government and the World Health Organization* A lot of people have … Continue reading

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Laissez faire, or; The Spray Bottle of Peace

   lais⋅sez faire–noun 1. the theory or system of government that upholds the autonomous character of the economic order, believing that government should intervene as little as possible in the direction of economic affairs.2. the practice or doctrine of noninterference in the … Continue reading

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Beer Shampoo – Who Knew?

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