Quotation Saturday: Cats

Mamacita says:  I love cats.  They are essential to my happiness.  Such small, soft, dainty, playful little creatures, and yet they control the workings of the universe and rule over all they encounter, often when we don’t even realize what’s … Continue reading

The REAL Valedictorian vs. the Kid Who Gets To Make the Speech

Mamacita says:  It will always be incomprehensible to me that the valedictorian of a graduating class is, in so many public school sytems, selected after only seven semesters.  The administration’s excuse is usually something about totaling up scores, figuring up … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Travel and Adventure

Mamacita says:  I’m getting back on the airplane tomorrow morning, so I thought some quotations about traveling would be appropriate for today: 1. For my part, I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel’s sake. … Continue reading

There Really Were Pickles. I Saw Them.

Mamacita says:  We went to Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve today, and it was spooky, stark, and awesome!  More later, with pictures. Had lunch at Pickle’s Place in Arco.  It was delish.  My sister-in-law got the signature … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says: 1.  I’m in Pocatello, Idaho this week. 2.  It’s not raining here! 3.  My brother’s kids are cool. 4.  My brother and sister-in-law are cool. 5.  Having a laptop so I can do my writing wherever I might … Continue reading

Up, Up, and AWAY!

Mamacita says:  I’m leaving tomorrow to visit my brother and his family for a week, so I’ve tried to fill the refrigerator with all kinds of goodies.  I know it’s stupid,  because my husband is an excellent cook and is … Continue reading