“It’s The Equinoctial Storm,” said Ma.

Mamacita says: This year, there was no equinoctial storm.  In fact, this year, we haven’t had enough rain for quite a while, but last year at this time, the rains poured down as though they would never stop. Whenever we … Continue reading

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Forbidden Fruit

Mamacita says:  There are all kinds of forbidden fruit, you know.  When I was in high school, our public library had a waiting list for The Canterbury Tales. Can you imagine? The Canterbury Tales!   Do you know why? Because … Continue reading

My Alma Mater Loves Money

Mamacita says: At least once a week, I get a phone call from my alma mater’s alumni association asking for money. I got another one tonight.  Don’t calls like this fall into the “Do Not Call” category?  Apparently not. Hark, … Continue reading

“Me” Magazine. You Know You’d Read It.

Mamacita says:  I agree. When my kids were little, I used to subscribe to several parenting magazines, and few if any of my problems were ever featured anywhere in there. Maybe on the joke page, but never in an article … Continue reading

It’s Hoosier Persimmon Pudding Time Again!

Mamacita says: It’s beginning to edge onto autumn (translation: it will soon be autumn) and here in southern Indiana, and that means it’s time to start thinking about persimmons.  It’s time to think about pawpaws, too, but this post is … Continue reading

Say Hello to My Little Friend

Mamacita says:  This is a caffeine molecule. We hang out far too much.  I had thought about writing a humorous essay about how I’ve been known to drive to WalMart at 3 a.m. for Diet Coke because we were out … Continue reading