A new apartment complex was built not too far from our house, so my husband and I decided to drop in on the Grand Opening and check it… Read more “Home Sweet Future Home”
My father had a stock response whenever any of his offspring asked him a question about, well, you name it. “NOYDB,” he would reply which meant, of… Read more “NOYDB”
The 24 Hour Rule
Back in our younger days, I think it would be fair to describe both my husband and myself as fairly impulsive people. Not impulsive in an especially… Read more “The 24 Hour Rule”
You really can save French toast.
I’ve been wanting to change the name of my blog for some time now but, like so many things I’ve been wanting to do—painting the living room,… Read more “You really can save French toast.”
No touchy, no feely
To say that I didn’t grow up in a touchy-feely family is a little like saying that pumpkin spice hasn’t hijacked the entire fall season. My family… Read more “No touchy, no feely”
Take my advice. Or not.
Somebody somewhere once said something like “Advice is the only free thing that nobody wants to take.” It’s true. Advice is one of those things that feels… Read more “Take my advice. Or not.”
How I spent my summer vacation
Studies all over the place have been claiming that reading helps people live longer, fight Alzheimer’s and generally makes you an all over better human being. I… Read more “How I spent my summer vacation “
I never did like math
So I mentioned my retirement plan to a friend of mine, the retirement plan that revolves around winning the lottery, a plan that I’ve been (literally) banking… Read more “I never did like math”
Are you listening?
When you have been married as long as my husband Mark and I have it really starts to show in all kinds of interesting ways. Because while… Read more “Are you listening?”
My Bill Murray Story
Back in high school, a friend of mine was dating a guy whose brother went to the same private high school as one of Bill Murray’s brothers.… Read more “My Bill Murray Story”