This is a collection of articles relating to society, culture, and life.
My husband died on his birthday in the hospital he was born in. That was nearly eight years ago. I was curious about the odds of dying on your birthday. It turns out — they’re high.
Data Says You Might Die on Your Birthday
The odds of dying on your birthday are between 7% and 14% depending on the study
This one’s about my experience working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
I had an article go viral about the Watts family murders — whose story was made into a documentary that went to number one on Netflix the first week it was released. I wanted to understand. Here’s the story of the story.
In response to a challenge to come up with a poem that uses the first letters of a word — taking one from ancestral origin, I chose the Welsh word for idiot.
Twmffat — Welsh Word “tomb fat” Which means: Idiot
Today I was planning to photograph this scenery When all of a sudden my lens jumped out of my hand My reflexes were…
This story is about how I can’t understand why Chris Watts, who murdered his family — is still getting attention. People are talking about how he “hates the holidays in prison” and I’m wondering why they care.
This story is about Maria Bartiromo — who I feel has sold her soul to Trump and ruined her storied career. I used to have respect for her.
Did Maria Bartiromo Sell Her Soul to Trump?
The Money Honey’s integrity is in the dumpster now that she is an unapologetic Trumpster
This article is about the place where I live. It’s a new loft building — with a gym and a restaurant — and thin walls. I can hear the neighbors. This story is about that.
This story is about this year’s holiday season and how family really is always there — even if you can’t physically be with them. It’s better to be safe this year.
Family is Always There — Even if You Can’t Touch Them
They are part of you and with you always
Dr. Fauci vaccinates Santa Claus!
It’s Okay Kids — Dr. Fauci Vaccinated Santa For Covid-19!
Santa has been cleared to roll on Christmas Eve
This article is about trying to find some joy during this “pandemic holiday.”
Office Holiday Rituals Work From Home Has Spared Us
Let’s find some silver linings to the pandemic, shall we
This article is about The Long Pond Studio Sessions — where Taylor Swift and her co-producers and writers recorded the album “Folklore” after the pandemic restrictions were lifted in September 2020.
Taylor Swift’s Album “Folklore” — The Long Pond Studio Sessions
Disney made a documentary — and it delivered — big time
This article is about an error I made taking my migraine medicine. It’s a cautionary tale for anyone.
My Migraines Led To A Near-Fatal Overdose On Prescription Medicine
Please do not ever make my mistake — a shared lesson
Here’s an article with an interesting method to cut a scary cat’s nails.
How I Have To Cut My Cat’s Nails Because He’s Terrifying
I’ve tried the soft and gentle route
This article is about SNL’s amazing job copying VP-elect Kamala Harris’s acceptance suit just three hours after her acceptance speech.
SNL’s Perfect VP-elect Wardrobe Match — Maya Called Kamala
The show had three hours to match VP-elect Harris’s acceptance suit — or maybe not
We were finding that when we talked about certain items at home — in front of Alexa (without activating the wake word), we were finding advertisements in other media matching things we were talking about. So we tested it.
I learned that the Netflix documentary on the Chris Watts’ murder of his family left a lot of details out. I explored all of that in this article.
There’s More To Chris Watts’ Murder Of His Family That Netflix Does Not Show
Many pieces of information were left out
Murder is the leading cause of death for pregnant women. It’s dangerous to be pregnant — especially if your relationship is rocky.
Murder Is A Leading Cause Of Death For Pregnant Women
Often at the hands of their intimate partners
This article explores the whole baby bump craze. There is a baby bump craze.
When this documentary was #1 on Netflix its first week on the platform, I needed to take a look.