Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
Perfume and personal space
By Carole Townsend

Perfume. Eau de Parfum. Eau de Toilette. Eau de Cologne. These beautiful, fancy French words name types of scents or rather, they name the strengths of fine scents.

Carole Townsend

(Not So) Common Sense
It’s all in the eye of the beholder
By Carole Townsend

I had my eyes opened for me the other day, and by a most unlikely person. I neglected to thank her for the deed at the time, but I’d like to do so now.

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.