Maybe I watched too much TV news when I was a kid and got punished for it, so now I'm just reliving the haunting memories. All's I know is I am majorly news-averse.

Maybe I watched too much TV news when I was a kid and got punished for it, so now I’m just reliving the haunting memories. All’s I know is I am majorly news-averse.

Most of you know that I do my best to avoid mainstream news.

It depresses me.

Like I need that right now…

You know thing are getting rough for me when I start using images of Lucille Ball rather than Marilyn Monroe or Princess Di. I need help, People!

You know thing are getting rough for me when I start using images of Lucille Ball and not Marilyn Monroe or Princess Di. I need help, People!

Well, I just saw this (while taking a break from fixing my book) and had to share it with you.

Maybe it will give you a bit of perspective on what “disaster” really means.

Maybe it won’t.

At the very least, it might make you laugh. And that’s worth the look-see.

For those of you not familiar with The Onion, it is the finest news source ever. Don’t take my word for it–that’s their slogan.

Have a great weekend, People!

What are your plans? I’m finishing up my book fixes so I never have to read my novel again!

I love the novel, don't get me wrong, but I'm at the point where I think I can recite it.

I love the novel, don’t get me wrong, but I’m at the point where I think I can recite it. In my sleep.