Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
In the words of the esteemed Bilbo Baggins, “I have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing and uncomfortable things.”
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.
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 […]
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: October 2015
I may not be disappearing, but maybe I’m becoming invisible. Can you see me now? Continue reading
There’s a scene in The Quiet Man where Mary Kate Danaher (Maureen O’Hara) and Sean Thornton (John Wayne) are quarreling over the undelivered dowry that her brother is keeping from her. The scene goes like this: Mary Kate: Ever since … Continue reading
My lists are my way of bringing order to the chaos in my universe. Continue reading