Fast forward, please?

I admit it – I am an impatient person. If the book I am reading keeps moving along, I can keep going for thousands of pages.  But if the plot slows, or stops making any sense – I am one unhappy camper. I am the kind of person who will skip to the end of […]

If this was a movie . . .

. . . I would be on the verge of the moment where the heroine meets the love of her life. How do I know this? Because I am currently wearing a tiara and a ruffled apron and paying my taxes. This is following hours spent baking brownies and drinking red wine while reading Tina […]

Wanted: Small Pony, preferably housetrained

I need a pony. Just a small one.  And probably just temporarily.  But right at this moment, a pony would be just the thing. Because I am in desperate need of good news to tell my children.  News that will make children jump up and down and scream with joy. News like – Here’s your […]


As a newly pseudo-single girl, I would like to share with you some of the pluses of a life less…encumbered? 1.) Burning as many scented candles as I would like whenever I would like. 2.) Ice cream for dinner. 3.) Closet space. 4.) Electric blanket never complains about my cold feet. 5.) Bathroom counter space. […]

No Words

Sometimes there are situations in life for which it is impossible to find the right words.  Deaths come to mind.  Seems there is no right thing to say, no way to capture in words what you want to convey to the mourning parties.  You hurt for them, you want to help them hurt less, you […]

Things Learned in 2010

This has been quite a year for me.  I set out at the beginning of the year planning to undertake 43 Resolutions, thinking it would be entertaining to tweak my life a little. Then life tweaked me right back…hard.  Ouch. So here, in no particular order is a list of things I learned this year […]