Intentional Caps

I was instant messaging my friend the other evening, and every time she responded, some of her words were in capital letters.  In the world of social media, this could be considered a no-no, as capital letters means the person is screaming at you, not “talking” in a normal state of voice. "Darn CAPS!” she …

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Where The Rivers Run

“I’ve got a mind for business, and a body for sin.”  So went the immortal lines uttered by Tess McGill (Melanie Griffith) in “Working Girl.”  It was 1988 and women everywhere were beginning to put down the coffee pot and lace up their power shoes, i.e., sneakers with socks over their nylon pantyhose, shoulder padded …

Houston, Venus is Calling

Well, it never fails. Just when I start to get comfortable with life, the worst kind of crap starts flying around.  Case in point: What a rotten Mother's Day. (read My Mother's Trip to Venus)   Of course, it was great to spend time with my children, receive their cards and talk to them on the phone.  I …