What’s in a name?

Randy, Joe, Mary Sue… What is your name again? A reader asked an expert the following question: “I sometimes call my children by other family members’ names. Is this normal?” The expert replied that this is normal. He told the worried person to relax. Many of us mix up names occasionally, especially with the names […]

Trivia and More

Balls to the wall, the whole nine yards, George W. Bush, and Social Security… As you are most likely aware by now, I love trivia, figuring out how things work, and where things come from. Things like: how does a fax machine work (still a miracle in my mind), who was the 13th vice president […]

It’s Christmas Eve!

It’s Christmas Eve! Are you done with all of your preparations? Are the gifts all wrapped? Are you done with your holiday baking? Lastly, are the children all snug in their beds with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads? I hope you are not having to pull an all-nighter. I have done that on […]