Andrea Rouda

Account Insecurity

What’s worse than being locked out of your house? Being locked out of your own blog.

December 2, 2018

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Devil or Angel?

How to get rid of the Bad You? Send her on vacation.

November 18, 2018

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Technology’s Dark Side

When an overly wired world sets off a false alarm.

November 11, 2018

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‘You’re Going to Die’: A Daily Reminder

The Bhutanese say to be happy, you should contemplate your death five times daily. Really?

November 4, 2018

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In Defense of Marijuana

In case you didn’t know, drinking alcohol is far worse than smoking pot.

October 28, 2018

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A Squirrely Tale

There’s no way a squirrel is a comfort animal. Especially when it shows up in your house.

October 14, 2018

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The Chocolate-Chip Cookie Challenge

Are DoubleTree Hotel’s, Toll House’s or Tate’s worth breaking your diet for?

September 30, 2018

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Remedies for Depression

Can a glass of V-8 combat the blues? It’s worth a try.

September 23, 2018

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If I Were President …

Our contributor, Andrea Rouda, muses about what she’d do if she were elected leader of the free world.

September 16, 2018

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Stop the Holiday Madness

It’s too damn early to be thinking about ghosts, goblins and stocking up on Snickers.

September 9, 2018

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Shopping America

The mall: where you can shop ’til you drop for things you don’t need.

August 26, 2018

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Be Thankful

Expressing gratitude for everyday things may just be a good thing.

August 19, 2018

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Not So Fowl: The World of Show Chickens

A peek into the lives of folks who raise the Marilyn Monroes of poultry.

August 12, 2018

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Punctuation for Dummie’s

Pity the poor, misused apostrophe.

August 5, 2018

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The Repo Man Cometh

What if a guy rang your doorbell and told you he had come to repossess your car?

July 29, 2018

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Capturing Time

It’s possible, and it’s the glory in making art.

July 15, 2018

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The Boys in the Cave

The situation of the boys in Thailand put daily annoyances in perspective.

July 8, 2018

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Often-Overlooked Travel Dilemmas

Don’t tell me about carry-on, tell me about tsunamis.

July 5, 2018

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