Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
Be Careful What You Wish For
In the words of the esteemed Bilbo Baggins, “I have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing and uncomfortable things.”
Is The Summer Over Yet?
I have a love-hate relationship with summer. I love the balmy summer mornings and cool summer evenings. I can do without the rest of the day.
Closet Culling – Part Two
Cosmetic and Other Bags This seasonal closet culling wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have so many cosmetic bags jammed between the shoe boxes at the top of my closet. It’s a game of Jenga as I pull out a shoebox, hold my breath and wait for the avalanche of bags to bounce off […]
Part One: Shoes I finally packed away the winter sweaters and flannel shirts and hung my summer tees and capris in their place. I hate this seasonal task so much that I delay it for as long as I can. It’s not that I have that many clothes to pack away. It’s the shoes. The […]
GRANDPARENTS’ MORNING… and the trials and tribulations to get there
When he reached for my hand, it took all my self-control to not reach down and lift him up into my arms, to hold him there for a long time, to make up for two years of “air hugs” that were no substitute for a good strong grandma hug.
Monthly Archives: February 2015
Do You Think I’m Fat?
My love affair with M&M Peanuts is now over. Continue reading
February in suburbia is the most peaceful month of the year. Continue reading
Who Has The Controller?
The TV Controller, by virtue of its very name, has evolved from a harmless remote device into an insidious weapon for the domination and control over other family members. Continue reading
It can be tough to age gracefully in a nation that is obsessed with youth. You want respect when you grow old? Retire to a remote mountaintop in China where old people are still treated with reverence. Of course, you … Continue reading