Quotation Saturday

Mamacita says:  It’s time for Quotation Saturday!  Where did the week go, anyway? 1.  Do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.  –Thomas Huxley 2.  Sometimes, when I look at my … Continue reading


Mamacita says: Clutter. I think far too many people set far too much store on “things.”  The value of our “things” – be it sentimental or actual – is often so high, in our minds,  that it is inconceivable to … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says:  It’s time for Ten Things Tuesday. 1. Cleaning out someone else’s house makes me want to go home and clean out my own house. Bare, blank walls. Stark, sparse furniture. Empty closets. Nothing in the attic or garage … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Family

1.  I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.  –Dan Wilcox & thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” from M*A*S*H 2.  It is not flesh and blood but the heart with makes us fathers and sons.  … Continue reading

Mamacita Says: The Good Popsicles Are On The Bottom

Mamacita says:  When I’m stressed out, I want Popsicles. It simply has to be some kind of anomaly, however, that in a big box of 48 Popsicles, three flavors, every time I dip my hand in that box, I bring … Continue reading

The Luck of the Draw

Mamacita says:  Bits and pieces of this post were first published on December 19, 2004, and December 10, 2006. Some people are very, shall we say, “unlucky,” in the grab-bag of in-laws. People talk about how awful their mother-in-law, or … Continue reading