Category Archives: Rants & Ramblings

ADHD Diagnosis: Life Interrupted Again

With her tight bun and black oversized glasses the woman behind the desk seemed more like a librarian than psychologist. She was prim and proper in every detail, sitting ramrod straight as she leafed through the thick white report and cherry picked which psychological tests results to share. After 10 minutes of hearing “not on task” and “I had to repeat the question several times,” I stopped her

“Are you saying my daughter has ADHD or simply trouble with attention?” I asked.

“She has ADHD,” she deadpanned.

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I’m No Teri Shields (I Think)

When Brooke Shields made the media rounds to promote her new book “There Was A Little Girl,” I was compelled to listen.  Celebrity tell-all’s are irresistible as is, but one about being raised by a single mom hit a personal bulls eye.

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McDonald’s Wakes Up America With Free Coffee

From Sept. 16 through 29, the restaurant chain with the big golden arch is offering guests a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours. This event, which is only at participating McDonald’s, builds on the restaurant’s first-ever Free Coffee Event launched in March, when the company gave away millions of cups of free coffee during the two-week period.

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Anger Management, Anyone?

My million dollar suggestion: The NFL mandate all players go through annual anger management classes. Really, enough is enough. ‪#‎‪AdrianPeterson‬ #‎RayRice‬

Fun Friday Fact

The probability of a woman giving birth to a baby girl instead of a baby boy increases significantly the nearer the mother lives to the equator.  While the cause of this gender selection is unknown, scientists believe the constant sunlight hours and abundant food supply in tropical regions may favor female births.

Real Estate Envy

The side effect of living in a small New York apartment is anytime I step off the island I find myself coming down with a bad case of real estate envy.

When you catch yourself eyeing a 4 bedroom house in Nowhereville, Maine just because it has a blueberry bush in the side yard, dismissing the fact that the average temperature is 30 below in the winter by saying things like, “that’s what fleece and flannel are for” it’s a problem.

The Rent-A-Wife: Just What Every Woman Needs

Life would be so much easier if one could rent a wife on an as-needed basis the same way one rents a car of wedding tux.