Saturday, March 24, 2018
  • It saddened me very much when I learned that Lisa Robin Kelly had died, the girl who played Eric Forman's sister on That '70s Show. Sure, she's not a household name, and she hasn't acted in anything we've seen since she got booted from the show. Still.
  • My mom has always said that the state of my room is a direct reflection of the state of my mind. My bedroom was always a pigsty growing up. So you can imagine how I felt on the inside. Teen angst to the max.
  • It's always fun to "remember when."

    This past weekend I met up with some friends some high school. We still stay in touch through occasional phone calls and Facebook, but that's much different than meeting up in person. I prefer in person.
  • Back-to-school commercials bum me out.

    I'm not ready for "back to school." And as much as I love fall boots and not having to keep up with pedicures - as much as I love fall itself - I'm not ready for it.
  • I have a love/hate relationship with exercise. I used to work out in a gym every day for two hours. That was mostly due to my boyfriend at the time, who was obsessed with looking perfect. Once I broke up with him, I also canceled my gym membership. I haven't remained consistent with an exercise program since then.
  • I don't really watch many current TV shows. I've never gotten into any of them to the point that I know what night anything is on. I don't turn the TV on at all if I'm home during the day - minus some cartoons for the kids. I don't turn it on for myself until nighttime, when I watch reruns of Friends, Seinfeld, Frasier, The Golden Girls, and Cheers. I loved these shows when they were first on, and I love them now. I wish networks would come out with more sitcoms like these, and fewer reality shows, which seems to be the norm.
  • May is Mental Health month.

    Mental illness is such an important issue, and one that is close to my heart. I have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. This is something, that, not too long ago, I kept pretty quiet about...and there are still people who think I should keep it to myself. Not talking about something doesn't make it go away.
  • I am about to drop a major bombshell:

    I am not perfect.

    Whew. It felt good to get that off my chest. My kids are not perfect, either - they sort of inherited some of my genes. I hear some moms talk about their kids and it can make me feel like a bad mom. Moms who claim their kids never eat hot dogs or drink Kool-Aid. Moms who state that their children don't watch cartoons or play with certain toys, because they're detrimental somehow. Moms who seem perfect.
  • "Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent." - Victor Hugo

  • My mom has always told me, do what you love and the money will follow. I never believed her...because it never happened. It never happened, until a few months ago.
  • The dictionary defines "forgive" as "to grant pardon from or remission of an offense or debt." Sounds easy enough, right?
  • Opposites attract. Or so said Paula Abdul and Skat Kat. I'm pretty sure a famous scientist said it, too, someone perhaps with more credibility than Skat Kat. Anyway...I'd like to believe in that theory.

Looking for something older? Try our archive search

Ada Herald Media Affiliates
Dearborn County Register | Delphos Herald | Eagle Print | Falmouth Outlook | Iron County Reporter
| Monroe County Beacon | Ohio County News | Paulding Progress | Putnam County Sentinel | Rising Sun Recorder | Star Gazette | The Harrison Journal | The Journal Press | Times Bulletin | Vilas County News-Review | Waushara Argus

Information published on this site is not for republication in print or web media without the expressed written consent of Ada Herald Media.

© 2018 Ada Herald Media