Yesterday I spent three hours at an upscale, expensive organic store. I was not shopping, I was handing out fliers and collecting canned food for our City’s Holiday Drive. My family handed fliers out to just about every person who entered the store. We added a little comment, “There’s a box in cafe for a canned food donation if you can help today.” Simple enough.
Just grab one extra can of food while you are in [...]
My mom just left after a few days visiting. Whenever anyone says that their mother or mother-in-law is visiting, I always go into high observation mode to determine if it is a good thing or not. I’m always excited no matter who is visiting and dream of owning a bed and breakfast some day, but visits from family members always mean that some extra baggage may follow. Sometimes I fear the baggage and I wonder [...]
Truthfully, it’s been a bad couple of weeks for me as a woman in my little town. First I met an old man who was a photographer and he kept letting his camera hit me inappropriately and apologizing with that look on his face. Second, I was out to see my friends’ band and this guy sat between me and the band and kept turning around and outright staring at me. Then he took the [...]