Looks like “Pinktober” is here.

Let me be perfectly blunt and to the point.  I do not have breast cancer but it has affected me personally and I am considered a "high risk" to contract the disease.  Yet, I hate the pink-washing and hype surrounding National Breast Cancer Awareness Month that comes along every October.  I don't ever want to be … Continue reading Looks like “Pinktober” is here.

California take-aways

I used to think it strange how many people just jumped in and out of Buffy's bedroom window on the TV show "Buffy the Vampire Slayer", and yes I know it's a fictional show.  But the show is set in California, and at least in the part of California in which I was visiting - … Continue reading California take-aways

Winter, I’m not impressed.

I'm having a difficult time, again, this winter. Each December I think, "this isn't so bad, maybe this year I'll be ok."  And so far, for the past 3 - 5 years, sometime around mid February, I just break down and start crying for no apparent reason.  Or, depending on how you look at it, … Continue reading Winter, I’m not impressed.