Land of the Lost Socks

Somewhere out there in the sewers beneath our homes lives a sock demon. He waits for the appropriate time, and steals just one sock. Why just one you ask? Nobody knows. But, my guess, he works for the sock companies, or maybe he just likes to irritate people. You gather your laundry and take it

Valentine’s Day. Do you love it?

It’s that time of the year again. Valentine’s Day. You either love it (no pun intended), hate it, or just don’t care about it.  This is one of the hardest holidays for single females. Something I noticed during my high school years. Our high school held a club fund raiser for Valentine’s Day. Send a

Gnocchi—Smells Like Sunday

I grew up in an Italian home. What, you ask? With a name like Jones, fair skin and blue eyes. If you didn’t know me, you would never have guessed. My Italian roots come from my mother, she is a Naccarato, and my grandfather came over on the boat from Calabria. My genes favor my

I’m not a Supermodel

We are judged on many criteria. Where we live, how big our house is, what we drive, and how we look. Many television and magazine advertisements focus on appearance, and use unrealistic models to portray that image to us. News flash, the average American isn’t supermodel thin.   For those of you that know me,

Fire Alarm, False Alarm

Fire Alarm, False Alarm For most of us, our home is our comfort zone. The place where we feel safe. Where we hang our hat and keep our most valued possessions. Each day, a new memory is created and our home encompasses and defines our story. For the third consecutive week, fire whistles and pager

Who Can You Depend On When You Get The Flu?

I’ve read and commented on many blogs for years, and for years I’ve been told, you need to blog. Get your word out there. It’s a necessity if you want to be a published author. For years, I’ve avoided it. Until now. Finally, I’m with the program. I created my Facebook author page and started