Bleeding My Achy Breaky Liberal Heart

I suspect that most of us, the vast majority of us, have a deep need to at least feel as though we have some level of control over our destinies. This need for self-determination and independence seems hard-wired into the human DNA. I don’t know anyone who consciously likes having things “done to them.” We like to pick, choose, mold,… Continue reading

My Super, Techno-Geek Mom Solves the Beep Mystery

I received several email responses to my blog post about The Infernal, Never-ending Beep! Most everyone suggested it was the smoke detector battery. I have had to replace several smoke detector batteries in the house, all upstairs, even though they are also wired into the house electrical system. But I actually hadn’t even thought of this as being a possible… Continue reading