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What's Grosser Than Gross?

I’m sure you remember that game we used to play as kids, What’s Grosser Than Gross? If you don’t, maybe this will jog your memory: What’s Grosser Than Gross?  Sliding down a razor blade and falling into a pool of alcohol. What’s Grosser Than Gross?  Eating a greasy pork sandwich served in a dirty ashtray. … Continued

A Tasket! A Tisket! Lemme Tell You 'Bout My Brisket!

I love food.  I love to eat the food more than I like to prepare the food.  Reason being, I’m not that good of a cook.  To say I’m a decent cook is a stretch, but at least I try.  I’m a huge proponent of we’re having breakfast for dinner tonight, but my boys tend … Continued

Unpolishedly Put: Why You Need An iPhone!

Got a minute?  Are you alone? We need discuss the deal with your phone.  Since you wouldn’t convert on your own volition  I’m taking control and changing tradition. The goal isn’t to create added tension But consider this an unpolished intervention! It’s time to leave the Prehistoric Ages So that we can be on the … Continued

Word Nerd

I have been a lover of words (hence, word nerd) for as long as I can recall.  One of my favorite books is called WORDS That Make A Difference And How To Use Them In A Masterly Way.  It’s a cross between a dictionary and a thesaurus in the sense that the words are listed alphabetically … Continued

Just Cuz I'm Unpolished… Doesn't Mean I'm Ungrateful

Nobody should have to be challenged in order to express gratitude, but I suppose sometimes we all need a little push.  I’m accepting The Gratitude Challenge that has recently swept across social media channels.   I’m jumping on the bandwagon in my own unpolished way.   THE TOUGHER THE SHELL… THE HARDER TO CRACK Despite … Continued


My mind is constantly spinning in circles.  Around and around and around.  It spins all over the place that often my thoughts overlap and collide into one another. Allow me to explain by example: 1. Unpolished Peeps Don’t Get Much Sleep I’m a self-proclaimed vampire who loves staying up late into the wee hours of … Continued


My Mother called the other day sounding incredibly enthusiastic.  She couldn’t wait to tell me that she “spotted an adorable young lady wearing the most fabulous yoga pants in aisle four at Whole Foods.  Knowing I would L-O-V-E love them, she ‘literally’ stalked the woman all the way to the parking lot to get the … Continued

Here's The "Dirt" On The Camp Trunks… Literally.

  The camp trunks are back.  By now, I’m sure yours are too. There wasn’t a shot in hell I was letting them in the house, so I left clear instructions that they were to be left OUTSIDE.  No matter what. Not knowing if it would make the unloading process better or worse, I opted … Continued

In Memoriam

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW… It’s with a very heavy heart that this afternoon I said goodbye to a dear friend. Though I knew we’ve been on borrowed time for quite a while now, it’s never easy to let go. My sidekick defied the odds longer than anyone could have ever expected and for that … Continued