Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
I’m a little late hopping on the Poke-train
By Carole Townsend

Pokemon Go. That is the name of the game, these days. I’m a little late coming to the party, but the game became so popular, so fast, that I thought I’d better learn what I can about it. Never know when such knowledge will come in handy.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Vacuuming sure isn’t what it used to be
By Carole Townsend

Technology amazes me. What it’s accomplished in my lifetime is simply fascinating. We have the world at our fingertips, in a tiny little smart-gadget that brings us more than a computer that occupied an entire 40-degree room used to do.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Time is the currency in shortest supply
By Carole Townsend

We’ve heard time described in various ways over the years, haven’t we? “Time is of the essence.” “Time’s a-wastin’.” “Time-saving tips for….!”

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
You can teach an old dog forgotten tricks
By Carole Townsend

There’s a two-year-old in our house. She’s been here for a week, and she’ll be here for all of this week. She’s our granddaughter, and we asked to have her come and stay for an extended length of time.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
There’s no cook like a Southern cook
By Carole Townsend

Is there a person on this earth who doesn’t believe that their mom is the best cook to ever grace a kitchen? I know I did, and even though my mother passed away when I was just a teenager, I remember her cooking tips and tricks, and many of her recipes, even now.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
The evolution of a packer
By Carole Townsend

Traveling used to be so glamorous, didn’t it? I remember a time when travelers dressed to fly, just as we dressed for church or for weddings. Traveling used to be an event, an occasion. Now, it’s a competitive sport.