It’s that time of year!

Happy  “Last-5-work-days-of-reasonably-sane-traffic-before-the-onslaught-of-school-year-traffic-kicks-into-high-gear-and-wrecks-(-ha-ha-pun-intended-)-the-relative-bliss-that-is-driving-5-miles-without-being-stuck-behind-a-bus-or-in-several-school-zones-while-hours-of-your-life-melt-away-like-wax-in-the-sun-which-by-the-way-will-ALSO-be-waving-bye-bye-soon-so-soak-that-up-too-while-you-can-but-anyway-traffic-is-about-to-get-horrendous-in-this-here-city-but-you-know-what-now-that-I-think-of-it-it’s-already-pretty-unbearable-what-with-everyone-reading-and-texting-and-playing-Yahtzee-with-friends-while-”driving”-so-really-there-is-already-a-glut-of-unnecessary-accidents-which-cause-major-backups-which-cause-dangerous-blood-pressure-spikes-across-this-here-city-as-it-is-and-consequently-makes-me-want-to-prevent-my-own-children-from-driving-until-they-are-AT-LEAST-thirty-so-what’s-the-point-it’s-ALWAYS-bad-out-there-not-sure-it’s-any-worse-when-school-is-in-than-any-other-time-of-year-which-WOW-what-does-that-say-about-us-as-a-society”   Week!  Let’s make it a good one! 

The Self-Serve Dilemma (or How I Learned to Fear the Grocery S.W.A.T.)

Anyone else get a rush of anxiety when you're at the self check-out at the grocery, and you can't get the plastic bags open, and you're sure the machine is going to yell at you for not placing your item in the bagging area in time, and you have a hunch that some security guard … Continue reading The Self-Serve Dilemma (or How I Learned to Fear the Grocery S.W.A.T.)