I Should Have Said, “Pickles And Peanut Butter, Yum.”

Yesterday I made a poor judgment call. It all started when I commented on my friend Natalie’s Facebook status that read – “There’s a raccoon in my bedroom!!!!”  That comment triggered a Facebook message from Natalie that read (in part): “It’s a game my friend. Lol. You should have never commented/ or liked it!! TAG…
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Eff You Lookadoo!

I try and keep it clean on The New Forty.  And by clean, I mean I try not to use some of the colorful language I might use to emphasize a point because I recognize that people may happen upon my blog that do not appreciate such language. Especially the “F” word – which remains…
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Channel Your Outrage Elsewhere…

I am irritated with the Hallmark Ugly Sweater uproar. If you have missed this story thus far, let me sum it up: some folks have their panties in a bunch because Hallmark put “Don we now our fun apparel!” on an ugly sweater ornament instead of “Don we now our gay apparel!” Apparently the word…
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Please Do Allow Me To Introduce You To Poo-Pourri.

When I first saw the commercial for Poo-Pourri on the internet I thought it was a spoof.  The product claims to contain all the odor from smelly bathroom episodes in order to help you save face (and eyebrows and nose hairs in particularly toxic events). There was no way you would have been able to…
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Are You Smarter Than A 9-year-old?

I am intrigued today by a story from the Associated Press out of Minneapolis about a 9-year-old boy who was able to grab another person’s luggage off the baggage carousel, skip out of a lunch bill, get through security, and board a Delta flight to Las Vegas – all unaccompanied.  This causes me to query…
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