Ashes to Trashes

’Tis the season for returning gifts, but this week’s odd news is about one gift the store didn’t want. Headline: Goodwill Workers Find Cremated Remains in Donation Two boxes containing cremated remains were accidentally donated to an Indiana Goodwill. The report says “accidentally,” but maybe Great Aunt Mabel and Uncle Horace really liked to shop … Continue reading Ashes to Trashes


Happy Boxing Day!

Or do the Brits say “Merry Boxing Day”? Anyway, it’s the December 26th – whew I survived Christmas - holiday. Unless you regularly watch period drama (AKA Downton Abbey), or hail from Canada, you may not have Boxing Day marked on your calendar. In the U.S. we officially call it “The Day After Christmas” (which … Continue reading Happy Boxing Day!

The Parking Gods Smiled

I’m out shopping for Christmas gifts. I’m not sure why, I have Amazon on my web. I guess I’m just old-fashioned. I want to be the hunter stalking the perfect gift through the mall and once I find it, wait for just the right sale to pounce! But I’m a lazy shopper. I didn’t hunt … Continue reading The Parking Gods Smiled