The other day my relative told me about how they got another one of the "friends and family" scam phone calls. They answered the phone, "hello." "Hi grandma," he sniffled, "how are you? This is your grandson." The voice did not sound like any of her grandkids. Immediately the relative knew that it was a scam. … Continue reading Friend-Family Scam Part 2
My grip tightened on the cart as I turned it down the frozen food aisle in the grocery store. I looked down at my list and over to the calculator on my phone. I'd calculated the cost of every item in my cart and made sure it came in under my budget. I pulled my … Continue reading The Grocery Store
In honor of the 51st anniversary of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood google created the following doodle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rd7X0NsOeRk You can find out more about the doodle by going here: https://www.google.com/doodles/celebrating-mister-rogers
Like clockwork election season is once again upon us. There are a lot of people running for office in three categories: Re-election Running for the first time Re-running for a position As a voter, and volunteer, here are a few tips and things to keep in mind. Canvassing: At most a canvasser has two minutes … Continue reading Running for Office Tips
Typically the advice given to increase the social interaction/engagement on blogs can be boiled down to: Post frequently with quality posts. Be consistent with your posting frequency. Make sure to edit posts for any glaring spelling, punctuation, grammar issues. Go through past posts to see what posts had the most interaction; post similar posts. Like … Continue reading Blogging Social Interaction
A really good use for lemons is to turn them into Lemon Bars. My recipe calls for lemon zest: Here are the finished Lemon Bars, ready to be eaten: Post inspired by: Weekly Photo Challenge Variations on a Theme
The other day one of my relatives shared with me a strange phone call they received. As they picked up the phone they coughed and sneezed. From the other end of the line came, "how are you feeling?" "Fine," they sniffled and grabbed a tissue to wipe their nose. "Who is this?" "Your eldest grandson." … Continue reading Friend/Family Scam
Jumping spider sunning in the window. Post inspired by the Daily Photo Challenges: Window, Glow, and Rounded.