Happy Thanksgiving to All…

I just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving. Personally my heart is still heavy from the recent loss of my dog Sassy. Happy Thanksgiving “Dear God, when I have food, help me to remember the hungry; When I have work, help me remember the jobless; When I have a home, help me to remember those who have no home at all; When I am without pain, help me to remember those who suffer; And remembering, help me to destroy my complacency; bestir my compassion, and be concerned enough … Read more

R.I.P. – Sassy…

Today is probably one of the worst days in my life. My dog Sassy of 13 years passed away late last night. I don’t just consider her any old dog, she was my friend, my partner, she was someone who would just listen when nobody else would. She could cheer you up just by looking at her. All dogs are unique in one way or another, but Sassy was a true one of a kind. She was protective of my children and guardian of the house. She got along with … Read more

Basketball = Fun?

First let me just say that I am not anywhere near a sports fan. I don’t watch sports on tv, I rarely go to any sporting events unless someone gives me tickets and I feel I have to go then. I am more of the geeky type that would rather code php on my laptop then attend a baseball game in Yankee Stadium. Anyway my feelings towards sports has changed a bit since my Daughter has joined the Basketball team at her school. They have only played Two games so … Read more

Magic Eraser – Danger for Children

If you have young children, please do not let them use the Magic Eraser Sponge. My friend over a Kerflop has posted a story about what happened to her young son after wiping his face with one of these sponges. “If I had known that both brands (and others like them) contain a harmful alkaline or “base” chemical (opposite of acid on the pH scale) that can burn your skin, I never would have let my little boy handle them. As you can see from the picture, when the Scotchbrite … Read more