Author Archives: Becky P

Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day

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Once again I have stumbled upon a day that speaks to my heart.  Today is carbonated beverage with caffeine day. If you know me personally at all, you know that carbonated beverages with caffeine are my near constant companion.  I never got the hang of coffee or tea, yet I hate mornings.  So, cold, carbonated caffeine is the way I… Read more »

Just Do Something

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Lately there have been quite a few people in my extended family who have been struck with life threatening medical emergencies.  One was in a terrible car accident.  One fell off a ladder.  Another has a 5 month old daughter with cancer. I have other people in my sphere dealing with horrible family problems.  Whether the underlying issues are money,… Read more »

Happy Hour Day

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I don’t have to tell you ho to celebrate this one- today is Happy Hour Day!  Call up your friends or round up your coworkers and toast to another day survived! Fun fact- the first known written reference to happy hour was by Shakespeare  by Henry the V. Second fun fact- the US Navy put Happy Hour on the map… Read more »

Thank you Veterans

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Today is Veterans Day.   Unlike Memorial Day, which is set aside to honor those who lost their lives in the line of service, Veterans Day is the day when we honor ALL veterans. We all know a veteran.  Maybe a parent or a grandparent.  Maybe a classmate or a neighbor.  Maybe a teacher or a coworker.  Maybe all of the… Read more »

Men Make Dinner Day

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Today is one for the ladies- it’s Men Make Dinner Day! Most of us are two-income households now and the days of the little woman staying home and having a gourmet meal waiting for her man when he gets home are long gone.  It’s high time men get more involved with preparing meals for the family! Many guys are great… Read more »

It’s About Time

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Someone please explain to me- in small words- why Daylight Saving Time is still a thing in 2019 (and yes, it’s Daylight Saving-  NOT Savings). First off, a little history.    Daylight Saving time was first implemented here in the US during World War I to conserve energy and was modeled after what many European countries were also doing at… Read more »

No Free Passes?

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A good friend is going through a difficult time right now dealing with a toxic family member.   I will not be sharing any identifying details, but there has been a life long pattern of narcissistic and downright awful behavior from this family member and there has been a recent chain of events that have really brought this behavior front and… Read more »