I don't really watch a lot of television, but when I do it's either a series like Mad Men or Downton Abbey, or sports. The only reality TV I watch, other than American Idol or the occasional episode of The Amazing Race, is on the Home and Garden channel. I remember first becoming aware of … Continue reading Keeping up with the Kardashians and Duck Dynasty – reality?
First, apologies for YOLO. I've never used that acronym before and I promise to retire it immediately. The term, that is. The sentiment? Not likely. I've got a little trip planned with three of my besties - a long weekend in New Orleans. I'm rather ridiculously excited. I've never been to this city before, but … Continue reading YOLO – NOLA
This past weekend may have been close to perfect. One of my favorite girls arrived prior to the snow and we settled in to an afternoon of satisfying household tasks. There was cooking, roasting and baking. A tree was agreed upon and chopped down, by me. Later, it was beautifully decorated, not by me. I … Continue reading Last Run and a good run
Here's a summary of what I've been talking about over at my other home on the web... I had a print piece published in the Women@Work magazine. Veteran's Day was honored. Plastic surgery and the pressure to remain beautiful freaked me out! I pissed off a lot of people when I blogged about a bad … Continue reading Moms@Work – November
aka - thoughts from a run The sidewalks were slick tonight with ice and nuisance snow. Not quite enough to shovel, but too much to ignore. Life can be a slippery path at times, but like the ice, it was just a caution - not a discouragement. Forge ahead. It's the right direction. I love … Continue reading Metaphors for life and random confessions
Saturday was one of those days when I wished I could get ahold of that special timepiece that Hermione used in the Prisoner of Azkaban - even if it came with a Dementor or two. There were just too damn many fun things to do! Had I been able to master the skill of being … Continue reading Saturday – a celebration and a speakeasy
I began my day on the floor, next to Cassidy, my tears dripping on the softest fur a dog has ever had. That's why we picked her, you know. In a litter of 11 beautiful black labs, she was different, wearing a lavender ribbon around her neck with fur that could only be described as … Continue reading Taking a punch