I’ve got your number (Numerophobia)

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve had a fear of numbers and I don’t just dislike them either. I actually get queasy when forced to deal with mathematical objects. The medical term for a phobia of numbers is called numerophobia and translates to: “a morbid fear of numbers.”  Morbid?!  It makes me think, they say that most people would “rather die than speak in front of a group of people” and while I’m one of the weird ones who […]

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Spiders, earwigs and mice – oh, my!

Things that crawl and slither do not bother me.   Over the years I have been known to engage in major battle with all manner of icky things, when need be.  I realize that doesn’t jibe with the stereotypical image of the fairer species, but the fact that I own a wall full of frilly aprons and enough lipstick to carry me through the year 2036, makes me a bonafide, card-carrying member of all things girly.  Still, I’m a bit G.I. […]

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