Fatal Freda

My boss calls me Fatal Freda. I tend to see the worst possible outcome of, well, almost everything. I call it being cautious. My Grandma Alice was a big influence in my life. She was a cautious person. If I was going outside in the…

Slip Sliding Away

  This morning when I went to work in 1 degree weather, I was reminded how much I hate winter. I was a mere half a dozen blocks from my house when I realized my left butt cheek was numb. To all the people who…

Soap Operas, An End of An Era

  I grew up watching soaps. My mom watched the ABC “stories”, Ryan’s Hope, The Edge of Night, Loving, All My Children, One Life to Live and General Hospital. Of the six only General Hospital remains. I remember faking sickness so I could stay home…

A Hunting I Won’t Go

Hunting season is upon us again. I am not a hunter nor do I enjoy eating anything that is hunted. Meat comes from the grocery store. End of discussion. My youngest son is a hunter and a fisherman. Is fish meat? I can eat the…