Category Archives: Rants & Ramblings

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.

A Hollywood Star Marries A Kennedy

When “Curb Your Enthusiasm” actress Cheryl Hines tied the knot with Robert Kennedy Junior earlier this month I couldn’t help but wonder why she opted for the aisle walk instead of the safer bet of shacking up, especially considering this was her second and his third marriage.  After all, it’s not easy being a female in the political family.  Kennedy women–from Rose to Jackie, and even Maria Shriver–have had to stoically endure not only tragedies, but personal humiliations.

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A Life Without Computers & Cartoons

Note to self.  Ask counselors at sleep away camp what’s their strategy for kids suffering computer and cartoons withdraw.