I will not tell you how to cast your vote because: 1) I don’t know who I’m voting for, and 2) Why in the world should you care which candidate gets my vote? Honestly, if you knew who I was voting for – if I knew for whom I was voting – would it make a difference? Would you … [Read more...]
The Monday Brenda: The importance of being an earnest grandmother
I’m a new grandmother. And it’s a little weird. Not bad, actually it feels great, but a little weird. I still miss my grandmothers. Fiercely some days. They were a huge and important part of my life. My grandmothers were as different as night and day. One a prim, proper … [Read more...]
The Monday Brenda: Healthy eating is going to be the death of me
By Brenda Brissette Mata Ritz crackers, my favorite go-to late night snack (have you ever eaten these with a glass of milk – heaven!) is no longer on my grocery list because one cracker contains two grams of refined carbohydrates, almost a whole gram of fat and – wouldn’t you … [Read more...]
The Monday Brenda: How is it empty space never stays empty?
Recently one of the kids came home looking for a box of collectibles that he swears he left in his closet. Upon searching, he was stunned to find a whole lot of stuff, but no cards. He finally located his stuff in the basement storage area where I keep holiday collectibles and … [Read more...]
What part of ‘Don’t clog the left lane’ don’t you understand?
As a longtime commuter (six years of driving more than 60 miles to work and another 60 home), I'm here to tell you that I am positively thrilled about Michigan State Police officially reminding folks about the laws of driving in the passing lane. And the law is "don't." Don't … [Read more...]
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