I wonder if the Hardy Boys liked bruised bananas?

Ever wonder what happens to the fruit at the bottom of the pile? Yes, this is going to be another post about one of my recent trips to the grocery store. So, you know those nicely stacked pyramids of apples, oranges, lemons and limes that line the produce section of the Piggly Wiggly …

Starbucks, The Piggly Wiggly and the Sloth Among Us –

You know those enclosures in parking lots made to corral wandering shopping carts?? Yea … those. You’re with me. Right? The ones at my Super Target are made from the same brick as the store so they coordinate nicely with the surrounding buildings rather than stick out like the dirty plastic ones at the Piggly Wiggly…

Girl Scout Cookie Survivor Guide 101

I HAVE A REQUEST … to all those parents of a cute-pixie-haired (or pony-tailed) daughter donning one of those green uniforms — you know, the ones with sashes covered in patches that read “Junior Crafter” or “Cadette Woodworker” or “Senior Locavore” … could you please, restrain them from bombarding me with anymore requests to purchase…

NEWFLASH: Breakfast cereal takes Viagra!

Anyone reading this in advertising? No, I’m not looking to hire, but I do have a question. And yes, I have written about this before – see the talking hot dog on the left if you’re so inclined. Have you seen the latest commercial for Cinnamon Toast Crunch? That’s not my real question … that’s…

Coats, New Years and Lasagna.

I know, I know.  For the past few weeks you’ve about had it with talk of New Year’s resolutions.  You’ve read and been told by umpteen colleagues, friends, family members, not to mention complete strangers – like the clerk at the grocery who insists on telling you how they just joined a gym and are…

I’m Still Out of Milk!

I tried.  I really did.  I had a binder … I made labels … I cut and I cut and I cut … And then. Then the day came around that I, along with my forced companion – I made my ten year old go with me – went grocery shopping to the “inexpensive” store…