Who are you ~

I met someone today. It's a man,  that is in his mid forties with two teenage daughters. He is of average height and a little on the heavy side. He makes for an imposing figure to most people, as he has muscles and looks strong. There is no doubt this...

Some Yuks for Friday Night

      Q: How does a spoiled rich girl change a lightbulb?       A: She says, "Daddy, I want a new apartment."              Q: What do you call a boomerang that doesn't work?       A: A stick.              Q: What do you call cheese that...

Lack of sleep prevents brain cell production

  This was an interesting article I thought a few of you could use to convince your boss you needed a recliner at work.    Recent research reported by the BBC suggests that missing sleep causes the brain to stop producing new cells:...

Oh what a day

It is Monday at 2:00am and I am still awake.  It was a good day and my mood should be like this more often.  I am calm, content and at peace.  Wouldn't it be nice if I could bottle this feeling and give it away to friends.  This is the exception, not...

A Few Yuks ~ oldies but goodies

From Solitude by Ella Wheeler Wilcox "Solitude. Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own."   Two atoms were talking. One atom said to the...

Annoying old people..

I am on the brink of being elderly. My home is smack dab in the middle of an over 55 community. There are not many 55 year olds but a lot of lonely widows and widowers over 65. You can't walk two steps out your door with out being engaged for half an...

Bella Ranting about Fear Mongering on TV, every channel

Terrorism means, the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, especially for political purposes..  Listen to the news and we headed for WW III.  On every channel they repeated the threat to New York City.  Was I afraid, yes.  Am I going to...

Letters to various government agencies

Have a laugh or feel bad that there is a lacking in letter writing.  Seems these people do not proof read as I don't.    These examples are taken from actual letters (supposedly) written to various government agencies in the USA: Dear...

When did being vulgar become acceptable

This is an article written by Lee Siegel.  After reading it, I realized this is exactly how I feel at times.  Where is the outrage at the vulgarity on TV and MSM.  When did it become OK to insert sex inuendo in to every day conversations.   It's a...

Food and Cocaine have something in common ?

(Health.com) -- Scientists have finally confirmed what the rest of us have suspected for years: Bacon, cheesecake, and other delicious yet fattening foods may be addictive. A new study in rats suggests that high-fat, high-calorie foods affect the...

Stop being a Victim

TAKING CONTROL Steer your own ship.  Whether passive or aggressive, victims can take control of their lives by taking responsibility for their feelings, thoughts and actions. All things in life are choices. You may think, "I have to go to...

We all know one..

Have you ever met people who are like eggs? They are tough on the outside but soft on the inside. Initially, they seem rather unapproachable and cold, but as you get to know them, you discover that they have a warm side too. People who are...

Bella rants and raves once more

These rants and raves are directed at the people who suck the joy out of a post no matter what spirit it was written in. I am very fortunate to have good people commenting on most of my posts.  Then I read other posts of interest to me and there is...

Just words when put together make sense

   Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.    Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won't expect it back.  A diplomat is someone who can tell you to go to hell in such a way that you will look forward to the trip....

Marry a man that loves you more than you love him ?

"Marry a man who loves you just a little more than you love him." It's a time-honored adage, one many American women still hear from their mothers and grandmothers. A persistent truism, it still shows up with predictable regularity in advice columns....