Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Reflection on Doomsday

January 4, 2013
Baad Opinions

Sure, you’re more than used to January 1st missives expansively proclaiming vast positive changes, from the same “lose 50 lbs” …Read the Rest

Ducks Unlimited

January 1, 2013
Baad Ideas

The best (unofficial) bulletin boards of West Sonoma County reside in an informal location, resting on a local cattle rancher’s …Read the Rest

The Water Heater Follies

December 30, 2012
Baad Moments

When the pressure valve on our 18-year-old water heater began leaking, casting billowing plumes of hot steam outside the kitchen …Read the Rest

Happy Tomato Day!

December 29, 2012
Baad Moments

It happens once a year, it takes place at our local rural (one-clerk) post office, and it’s as inevitable as …Read the Rest

Ding Dong, Santa’s Gone

December 21, 2012
My Baad Past

“He is DEAD,” I dramatically proclaimed to my little sister, the morbid evidence clutched tightly in my hand. J. sobbed, …Read the Rest

Yes, False Santas – There ARE Rudolphs!

December 20, 2012
Baad Ideas

…we all know the story: a sad tale of a different little deer picked on by the In Crowd, who …Read the Rest

Let It Snow!

December 17, 2012
Baad Moments

I was recently queried about any desire to go cross-country skiing – to which my firm response is and has …Read the Rest

I Taught I Taw a Puddie Tat

December 13, 2012
The Peanut Gallery

Here in Cow Country, strays are a fact of life (…and I’m not talkin’ cattle, either!).   “Say it LOUD …Read the Rest

Music in the Schools: Why You Should Give a Toot!

December 8, 2012
Baad Moments

My bff was awoken at 7AM on this festive December Saturday morn by an inspiring sound: the delicate honking of …Read the Rest

Actual Conversation…

December 7, 2012
The Peanut Gallery

….as we drove up our long driveway. The Peanut Gallery: LOOK at that – it’s simply AMAZING. Moi (‘cause obviously …Read the Rest