Our Thanksgiving will be smaller with no snoring or peach cobbler

The basement mini fridge is filled with bottled water and juice. The bar is lined up with chips, granola bars, Twizzlers, pita chips and a few other of Celine favorites to snack on. We are breaking CDC guide lines by flying my daughter Celine home for the holidays today from California. And then we willContinue reading “Our Thanksgiving will be smaller with no snoring or peach cobbler”

This social butterfly wants compromise on shutdowns

Today is the first day of another state lockdown and it is already driving me nuts. I barely leave the house any way, but I miss the option of hanging out or eating out whenever I feel it was safe enough to do so. Covid-19 is driving me nuts. I am a hugger. I amContinue reading “This social butterfly wants compromise on shutdowns”

Covid spoils freshman college fun

Friday night dinner in the Saxe-Herrig, Woldt-Emmons dining room was the best. We’d always pile in around 5:45 pm, just before the ladies in the white aprons and head covering would stop serving. Big Lou, Mexican Roy, Deuce, Leonard Guitar Kravitz, Grunt and Sophia would all roll in loud, hungry and drunk. The Wayside alwaysContinue reading “Covid spoils freshman college fun”

The NFL makes life almost normal almost again

The year 2020 has been a strange ride on the Wild Mouse. We’ve braced ourselves through Covid and carnage, wild fires, wild debates about masks, more than 100 days of wild protests and arrests, George Floyd, a parade of hurricanes, attacks on our elections, misinformation, lies and mistrust of our government officials. When does thisContinue reading “The NFL makes life almost normal almost again”