Monthly Archives: August 2011

Fantasy Football

“Are you ready for some football?” ABSOLUTELY! I wish football was played year-round. Basketball, hockey, soccer, and baseball last months longer – none of which we watch. Football is a tough, contact sport that requires strategy and myriad plays. I love watching impossible catches … Continue reading

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Puddles & Picnics

*If the pull of gravity on our bodies is so great, why doesn’t our skin puddle around our ankles as we near the end of life? With the skin’s elasticity slackening more each year that seems like the logical outcome. Fortunately, that … Continue reading

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Water

*Okay, answer me this: If our skin needs water to keep from drying out, why doesn’t it absorb it when we bathe or swim or are out in the rain? And, if skin does not absorb water externally, why would … Continue reading

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Garlic Meatballs

Meatballs and hamburger patties are always an easy and quick entree on a busy school night. Recipe of the Week: Garlic Meatballs 3/4 lb. ground sirloin (or other lean beef) 1 lb. Jimmy Dean turkey/pork sausage 1 tsp. garlic powder, … Continue reading

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Morning Muffins

There’s nothing like a good, healthy muffin to start the day. It fills you up and keeps you going for a couple hours with its carbohydrates. Just the thing for the first couple days of school, when the body is adjusting to … Continue reading

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“The Rise of the Planet of the Apes”

Danny and I succumbed: we gave in and saw “The Rise of the Planet of the Apes,” a fairly plausible explanation for the cranking up of primate intelligence and the downfall of the human species. Once again, man screws up by … Continue reading

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“Cowboys & Aliens” and “The Help”

Since Danny’s return, we have been catching up on movies. This week we have seen “Cowboys & Aliens” and “The Help,” two more different movies you’ll never see. The very night that he was home, we saw “Cowboys & Aliens” with … Continue reading

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