Category Archives: The Friday Rant

The Friday Rant: To the scaredy-cars on I470

Dear scaredy-car drivers on I470: Look, it’s just a stalled truck. I realize it’s a big semi, which is mildly interesting, but it’s all the way over on the shoulder like it should be. So why are we all slowing … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: To the little black foreign car driver

Dear little black foreign car driver: Please do not pull right out in front of my big ole American van in the rain. Like its driver, my van is a little heavy. It’s a big ole boy. I can’t just … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: The dog and the glove

This is The Glove. The first time Gypsy came home to visit Grandma (that would be me), she went upstairs to my son’s room and found this old weightlifting glove under his bed. She came trotting downstairs, so happy to … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Ninja cats

Today I was making my bed and Cleo the Horrible Kitten suddenly leapt on my hand, claws extended. Then she disappeared, leaving me bloodied, heart pounding. I didn’t even see her! As I walked down the stairs in the dark, … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Separate Bathrooms

There are certain things women are guilty of in the bathroom. For example, when the doorknob gets sticky, I know that’s hairspray, so I clean it off. When there’s toothpaste on the mirror, it’s probably me brushing my teeth, looking … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Mary, Mary

I’ve always liked the contrarians, and I’ve grown to be a lot like little Mary (when I was young, I thought the curds and whey were a punishment for not doing what she was told). One thing that makes me … Continue reading

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The Friday Rant: Gun Control

Okay, moderate Republican woman (and daughter of a cop, who was regularly shot at, so I hate bad guys having guns) here with my opinion: — You can’t get rid of guns. Only having the bad guys armed is bad. … Continue reading

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