Cranky Cat for Congress!

Cranky Cat for Congress!

Miss Crankypants has been away all week at a very cool writer’s conference in the California redwoods, practicing acceptance of the fact that when compared to zillion-foot-tall trees, she is very short. But while she was gone, the Mutiny started without her! Ever since Miss Cranky started generating yuks on this blog, poking fun at […]

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Oh the Places You’ll Go!

Miss Crankypants is off on an excursion to that sunniest of desert places, her home state of Arizona. But today she’s not in the Valley of the Sisters of the Facelift. Nope. Instead, she’s gamely driven for hours, praying the whole darn time she will magically locate Chino Valley, otherwise known as That Dirt Spot […]

If You Give An Elephant a Candy Bar

If You Give An Elephant a Candy Bar

Elephants can tell if you’re friendly, or not so friendly. This late breaking news comes from research done in Africa with, duh, African elephants. Seems they know if tribesmen bopping through the outback are just bopping along or if the guys with loincloths and spears are really out on a pachyderm hunt. As in plotting […]

Short Circuiting Obamacare

Short Circuiting Obamacare

Miss Crankypants loves her privacy as much as the next griper, but the creators of the HIPPA laws obviously didn’t think about the many BOOMERANG KIDS who think their parents’ homes are the Holiday Inn.These adult children, who are mainly of the male persuasion, can’t make their own doctor appointments, much less navigate the maze […]

Please Don’t Eat All the Thin Mints

Please Don’t Eat All the Thin Mints

 In Colorado, some brainy Scout recently decided to hawk her Thin Mints in front of a pot dispensary. Surprise! She sold a gazillion boxes of cookies! And another Girl Scout stood outside a bar and SHE sold oodles of cookies too!Miss Crankypants remembers the biggest challenge of these annual campaigns: to keep from eating all […]

Can’t We Go Back to 1972?

Can’t We Go Back to 1972?

Have you seen the older lady in the Geico TV commercial who boasts that she’s now posting her vacation pics on her wall? Her living room wall? Miss Crankypants often feels like this poor woman, frantically trying to keep up with the latest stuff, the trendiest trends and of course the new buzzwords.Although Miss CP […]

Trapped in the Pink Bathroom!

Trapped in the Pink Bathroom!

Continuing our profound and meaningful talk on the color PINK, has Miss Crankypants ever mentioned that she is forever shamed due to her ghastly pink bathroom?It’s true.See, during the GREAT RECESSION, otherwise known as The Great Sucky Time, the Cranky clan was forced to relocate. Miss CP had just redecorated her bathroom in a tasteful […]