Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Responsibly

We can always talk about moderation, but personally I’ve given up on the possibility that people will listen.  If they’re inclined to overdo something, they’ll probably act on the impulse toward excess.  Good judgment rarely beats instant gratification. That said, here’s a warning from the teddy bear peace officer community in the United Kingdom.  It’s a screenshot of a Twitter retweet, with my own plea for common sense added.  If you’d like to see the original tweet in its entirety, check out @Emergency_Teds on Twitter. Plush animals are among society’s most responsible citizens, so it disappoints me to see how … Continue reading Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Responsibly

Teddy Bears Never Stop Protecting Us

If you’re on Twitter, I recommend following username @Emergency_Teds.  They keep the United Kingdom safe, and some of us already know from experience that stuffed animals protect us at home. While we’re on the topic:  Please refrain from putting currency in the clotheswasher/dryer.  Check all pockets carefully before washing.  Some of us really can’t tolerate the sound of a coin spinning in the dryer.  It’s as bad as fingernails on a blackboard. Continue reading Teddy Bears Never Stop Protecting Us