I watched the back of his T-shirt as my 16 year-old-son marched off with another woman. She was a gray-haired African American grandma, her hair pulled back in a bun pulled so tight it looked like it had to hurt. Her clothes were starched as if she had spent most of her life in the military. I stayed behind Plexiglass, in the back row of plastic seats bolted to the … [Read more...] about What I Handed Over To My Teen, Along With The Car Keys
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When my son, who is now 15, was in 7th grade, I became appalled by the amount of time he and his friends spent online. None of them had Facebook pages. All the timesink occurred via gateway drugs like Google Buzz and iChatting and other communication vehicles I had never heard of. I was also alarmed by their public “conversations” and the idiotic things they … [Read more...] about Why I Caved on Facebook
What is it about Aquarians? There have been more US Presidents born in February than any other sign. Washington, Lincoln, Reagan, William Henry Harrison and although his birth was January 30th, FDR was also an Aquarian. With the exception of Washington, the other three were born earlier in the month, under the star, Danistha, symbolized in the Hindu myths by a … [Read more...] about February Astrology Reading
Ford Motor Co. announced Wednesday that it's recalling 150,000 F-150 pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada due to a potential airbag problem. The recalled trucks were produced between November 2004 and June 2005 at Ford's Norfolk, Va., assembly plant. In the U.S., 135,000 trucks are being recalled and 9,000 more are being recalled in Canada. Only the vehicles made at this … [Read more...] about Ford Recalls 150,000 F-150 Trucks
What have mothers always told their daughters as they enter the dating world? Sit with your legs crossed tight...men are always thinking about sex! Well, if moms are being fair, they'd share a little warning with their sons too: Protect your wallet and your fridge...women are always thinking about food! To be fair, I'm being a little dramatic about it. And I'm a little … [Read more...] about While He Fantasizes About You, You’re Thinkin’ About…Food?