How to turn a small problem into a large one

Trying to take a shortcut, when you know better, often leads to increased complications. Case in point: the bake element in our kitchen range went out recently. Not a big deal right? Order a new element, remove two screws, pull old element out several inches to reveal wire connections…and here is where the trouble started. There was a wire snugly attached to one side of the element, but not the other side. Read on to discover how to turn a small problem into a large one. Continue reading How to turn a small problem into a large one

Not winning the $1.5 billion lottery changed my life

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First, to the actual winners of the biggest cash give-away in the history of mankind…suck it! Sorry, I’m an incredibly poor loser (I’m not sorry, and you can really suck it), and I had my heart set on winning. I was absolutely, positively sure I would win. I opened my heart to the Universe, as the Law of Attraction says you must, and said, “Show me the money!” Instead the Universe hit me with a metaphorical meteorite saying, “You have a better chance of winning a planet shrugging contest than a bunch of unearned cash…you maggot.” And I didn’t. Continue reading Not winning the $1.5 billion lottery changed my life