Author Archives: Peace Penguin

About Peace Penguin

Just a penguin on the path to choosing peace.

A Day in the Life: Adobe CC Misery

For those of you who are graphic designers or other heavy duty Adobe Creative Cloud users, this rant may strike a chord with you. I have used Adobe programs daily for my work since 1990. I used to love them. … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: I Consult Dr. Google

Some days, Dr. Google is my best friend. We spend a lot of time together. After three orthopaedic hip surgeons, including the one who did the original hip joint arthroplasy on the right hip in 2012, told me there was … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Anomaly Me

a·nom·a·ly Dictionary result for anomaly /əˈnäməlē/ noun: anomaly; plural noun: anomalies 1. something that deviates from what is standard, normal, or expected. synonyms: oddity, peculiarity, abnormality, irregularity, inconsistency, incongruity, deviation, aberration, quirk, freak, exception, departure, divergence, variation;   I loathe … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Open Spaces

Five months ago, I left behind someone I thought was my best friend of 24+ years for her egregious behavior on a road trip we took where we stayed with my other best friend. She had been growing more critical, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Friendsgiving 2018

Over the years, I’ve often invited others with no place to go on Thanksgiving to share our feast, but I’ve never set aside a special day for Friendsgiving. My younger son and his wife have done that for a few … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Reflections on Apartment Life

A little more than eight months ago, I packed up and left my home town of the previous 36 years to move closer to my younger son and daughter-in-law. I was happy to go, but I knew I’d miss the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Yum! Rum!

Before I moved from my house with a small, but usable kitchen to an apartment with a teeny-weeny, difficult kitchen, I cooked or baked nearly every day, mostly for other people. Lately, as the weather has grown colder with the … Continue reading

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