Mama Vicky’s Book Nook The Technologists by Matthew Pearl Author of The Dante Club It is 1868 in the city of Boston. The Civil War ended a couple of years ago. Harvard is the place for higher education, for males only, of course. Beacon Hill is the homes of the Boston Brahmins. Rich young men […]
We are so busy dashing from here to there that sometimes we just seem to not have enough time to enjoy our families. Yes, I did say enjoy our families. Families are the foundation of society. Our families should always be a top priority. Many times 24 hours is just not enough time to fit […]
Something to Think About … If you are too busy to laugh, you are too busy.
When a person is asked to choose 5 of something it can be really hard to come up with just 5 when the list could go on and on. For example, our last Decision question was picking 5 things that you really liked/loved. Picking only 5 was really difficult. I think our topic for today […]
Riddle Me This ~ said the Riddler to Batman. I’m not the Riddler, though, I enjoy mind teasers. I am certainly not Batman. (Wouldn’t it be great to have all the gadgets Batman has?) Even though I am not the men listed above, I still have a riddle for you. Here it is: “He that […]
Life can be complicated, can’t it? Sometimes we feel that we are rushing from one activity or crisis to another, putting out fires as they turn up. Are you stressed out over money problems or family issues? Are you anxious about an Ebola epidemic? Are you trying to balance a full-time job with full-time family […]
What the Dog Ate … (This title is a spin-off from a Malcolm Gladwell book entitled What the Dog Saw.) Feeding the family rodent (aka Chihuahua) has caused no small amount of disagreement and mild contention around our household. In fact you might say that deciding what to feed the little rat (aka Chihuahua) has […]
Say It With a Smile – and then reap the benefits. Smiling is worth much more than you might think. Smiling is easy when you are happy or have heard a good joke. In addition to feeling good, smiling has a beneficial effect on your body at the biochemical level. How does lowering stress, strengthening […]
Coming to a blog near you – a section devoted to book reviews by Mama Vicky and Daughter Daphne. We’d love to have you contribute, too. The more the merrier. Happy Reading, Everyone!
Let’s talk about the expense involved in doing laundry and the thrill of going to the Laundromat. First of all, I will never complain about the cost of doing laundry here at the condo again. (Hold that thought. Read on.) When I bought this condo, owners were no longer able to put washers and dryers […]