Welcome to my world!

My life's been crazy since my Daddy moved in with me immediately after my mother's death in October 2010. My one and only kiddo headed to college at Carolina at the end of August. So...I lived on my own, for the first time in my life, for a total of a blissful six weeks. Then, I started the parenting gig with my dad. He's a combination of a grouchy old man, a surly teenager and a temperamental toddler. Needless to say, I get very close to the brink of insanity sometimes. I get through life by finding the humor in difficult circumstances. And for some reason, I wind up in the weirdest situations. I couldn't make this stuff up. So I wind up having lots and lots crazy adventures which make great stories to share with my friends. Writing about my life is so therapeutic. My ramblings range from funny to sad to angry (full of cuss words) to sweet. While my focus is dealing with the trials and tribulations of being a parent to my Daddy, I have lots of random, totally unrelated posts. Whatever's on my mind. I love to make people laugh, and I'm happy to think my readers will get my strange sense of humor. And maybe, people who are in my situation will be encouraged. That's all I can hope for...

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

I Want Chocolate

For some reason, I'm jonesin' for some chocolate right now.  That doesn't happen often.  I don't have a sweet tooth.  I'm not even a major chocolate lover.  In fact, I don't keep it around.  My weakness is salt.  Pickles, olives, tomatoes (with lots of salt), chips and salsa, potato chips...

So I walk right past the candy aisle.  My only weakness is peanut butter cups.  Because there's the salty peanut butter surrounded by chocolate.  Great contrast.

Damn, I think I'll go get a spoonful of Jif right now.

Oh, that reminds me:  it's Dead Elvis Week.  We'll have peanut butter and banana sandwiches in his honor.  I won't fry them in butter.  Or maybe I will.

He and Mother were the same age.  For what that's worth...

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