Don’t pick a good deed by looking at the label

When I had a regular paid job, my employer would put a lot of “giving trees” inside the office buildings when holiday approached.  On the trees, there were full of cards written on which were the holiday wishes from the people who really needed help.  Last year we got an old couple a gas card … Continue reading Don’t pick a good deed by looking at the label

Where should I put it?

People say there is a difference between the books kids love and the books that the parents think their kids will love.  There are also sayings that you should target your audience when you write the book.  I know Shel Silberstein sure had a book that was said to only dedicated to the adults.  Not … Continue reading Where should I put it?

Be our guests

Tomorrow I have to spend the whole day cleaning, for we are welcoming our first official honored guests this weekend, after three years we moved in!  There were guests, I mean.  But most of them knocked at the door unexpectedly.  After seeing the house, listening to us apologizing for it being too messy, they said … Continue reading Be our guests

Mom, what do you want from me?

On Saturday when we were in Costco, a big Coca-Cola gift bag caught my eye.  I liked it so much that I was literally hugging the product.  But Rosalea dragged me away and gently reminded me that it was a little expensive for us especially when my earnings had been dramatically decreased recently.  Although she … Continue reading Mom, what do you want from me?