SoCS: Kohl’s and Prose

I do not have a flyer in hand I do not have an ad under nose Only a mailing filled with prose The Kohl’s twenty percent has been used And the five dollar bonus too Toward pretty sweater of teal blue I threw the fast food coupons away Into the garbage last week with the remnants of a smelly leek Internet has been a special friend Spending here, spending there A little bit of a credit card tear Searched forRead more

A Cold, Hard Twenty

“Nearly all the best things that came to me in life have been unexpected, unplanned by me.” ~Carl Sandburg~ Have you ever reached into the zipper pocket of your ski pants at the beginning of winter to find a $20 bill tucked inside, forgotten from the prior season? No? Well, I have and it was totally unexpected. The best thing ever – when I could still buy most of a ski lift ticket with it. Now, years later, that $20Read more

What the Heck? v.3

It’s that time again, boys and girls! I know you’ve been waiting with bated breath. On a day when I was perusing the vibrant colors of a nearby garden center, I came upon a dish towel in the gift area with an amusing saying. I’m providing the first part, but you have to finish the sentence. There is something I want desperately, but is nowhere to be found. Clues are non-existent other than you will probably say “Oh, duh!” ifRead more