Our healthcare system showed signs of dementia last week when BlueCross BlueShield launched the LiveHealth Online App — when you can’t get an appointment with your local doctor. Just download the app from the iTunes App or Google Play store and get a live video chat with a tiny flat screen doctor from Walla Walla, Washington or other places… Continue reading
In all the years I’ve been blogging — roughly 4 1/2 — I’ve never been comfortable promoting myself. And here I am about to embark on a mission to promote my latest blog post at Huffington Post, an achievement I’m quite proud of. The fear of posting on such a high-profile site was paralyzing at times…. Continue reading
I lost my engagement ring. The coroner found it on a corpse on the dance floor, clenched inside her fist. My fiancée’s missing. Jayne’s Micro Writing Challenge. Join in and link up at Injaynesworld. The Challenge: Write a story (beginning, middle and end) that hints at a larger story, but is complete within itself, in… Continue reading
You always think you have one more day to make things right, to say you’re sorry, to hold a loved one tight You never think the day will come when all those thoughts that whooshed through your mind never find the other bookend that keeps its side of the bargain… The last piece of the… Continue reading
Do you post at the same time each week or when the light hits your computer at a certain angle? Light includes both natural and unnatural lighting — a flashlight in the event of a power failure.
I crossed over the threshold into the kitchen and looked at the bulls-eye I mentally etched across his chest. “They told me you were here.”
SAY GOUDA! The story of Gouda Jones, a former cheesemonger and Wisconsin resident, is a source of pride and embarrassment for Gouda’s loyal fanbase of Cheeseheaads and Happy Hour enthusiasts. There was never any doubt Gouda Jones had a nose for cheese. She could detect the finest cheese aromas from miles away with her extraordinary… Continue reading
I started blogging back in May 2009 shortly after I lost my job as a customer service rep at a bakery where only the baked goods were nut-free. The gal who preceded me and the one who followed were also let go after three months. We all got the tee-shirt, but one of us… Continue reading