Up Thy Butterchurn! – Or When Pennsylvania Dutch Met a Touch of the Gaelic

I thought of so many titles for this post. ‘Riding in Buggies with Bonnets’ was a favorite but I went with the above because it really is a synopsis of this tale! A lot of people don’t realize that NY has a very large Amish community. They’re all over the state, from the Hudson Valley … Continue reading Up Thy Butterchurn! – Or When Pennsylvania Dutch Met a Touch of the Gaelic

My Recommended Blog of the Day – 03/29/18

I decided I wanted to create my own form of recognition. Not linked to anyone else’s rules. Not one that requires the recipient to do anything. Just something from me to you that’s a heartfelt and sincere appreciation of the entertainment, enlightenment and empathy I’ve come to expect. I intend posting these recommendations twice a … Continue reading My Recommended Blog of the Day – 03/29/18

My Recommended Blog of the Day – 03/21/18

I’ve decided I want to create my own form of recognition. Not linked to anyone else’s rules. Not one that requires the recipient to do anything. Just something from me to you that’s a heartfelt and sincere appreciation of the entertainment, enlightenment and empathy I’ve come to expect. I intend posting these recommendations two or … Continue reading My Recommended Blog of the Day – 03/21/18

Contentment, Happiness and why I don’t want to be the Boss of You!

I’ve seen so many posts lately from people wanting to change their place in society. Whilst I don’t think that bad at all, I absolutely do think people need to be very honest with themselves about their motivation. Is it a desire to be a better version of you? A more rounded human being? Or … Continue reading Contentment, Happiness and why I don’t want to be the Boss of You!

The Many Uses of Lipstick – Or The Price of Revenge…

You know how it is with serendipity don't you?! Once I filed for divorce, my ex, Farquhar Barstardcelot, morphed into an even more complete bastard. He has this marvelous idea that I should stay home and look after the kids while he did his studly thing fornicating around the web and then we should get … Continue reading The Many Uses of Lipstick – Or The Price of Revenge…