Great Expectations

Great Expectations

I started a diet a few weeks ago. The doctor wanted my husband to lose a little weight because of his back problems, and I saw it as an opportunity to be altruistic and selfish all at the same time. I would help him out by going on the same diet (the altruistic part),...
If Jesus Were President

If Jesus Were President

I know, I know, I’m an atheist, and I don’t believe Jesus was the Son of God because I don’t believe in a God. But having been a Catholic for 38 years, and a nun for 6 of them, I do know something about Jesus. Or at least the values that Jesus...
Life Is a Highway

Life Is a Highway

I wrote a blog last week about the two things I wanted in a new car: cup holders and it had to be red! Well, we bought our new car. First of all, it wasn’t a red Ferrari, which I’m very glad about. Their mileage is terrible, and the price tag is $242,000....
Am I Sexist? Yes!

Am I Sexist? Yes!

My husband noticed a Ferrari in front of us the other day. It turned into the McDonald’s drive-thru right in front of us. I laughed. “Fast food! Maybe that’s how he was able to buy the Ferrari.” It was actually my husband who noticed that the...
RAIN: Southern California Style

RAIN: Southern California Style

Rain in California is very different than rain in other parts of the country. I know that from years of experience. When I was growing up in St. Louis, it was either raining or it wasn’t. Let me explain. The weatherman- yes, it was always a man- might...
Lies. And More Lies.

Lies. And More Lies.

When I was about five years old, I took a beautiful blue crystal rosary from a classmate and told my mom I had “just found it.” I got in big trouble for taking it – and for lying about it. I learned then that lying is bad. When I met my husband, years...