We’re moving, again.

Renting is a Luxury We moved into this “luxury” apartment with the idea we’d be here for 2+ years. We liked renting. When a bulb burned out, we filled out an online report and they came to change it. It was a far cry different than owning (the maintenance burden of) a home. …but then […]


While my dear sweet great aunt worked most of my life for JCPenney, I hadn’t given it much thought for shopping for myself. Growing up in a small town, it was one of the few shopping options. As a young woman, everything was too “old” looking and didn’t fit me right, anyway. My grandmother still […]

Thankful 2011

I am thankful for: my husband, my best friend, my everything our mutual childfree belief our two cats and one turtle who bring us many giggles and lots of love that I still have two grandparents living; two finer people might not walk this Earth technology that is more often my friend than foe reasonable […]

The Earrings

BTW, while I had the best of intentions of wearing the new/fabulous earrings to the dental hell this week, they interfered with my headphones. The stems were poking me in that freakishly sensitive area behind the ear lobe. #ThatHurt So, I didn’t get to wear the Bling to the Thing, but rest assured, they are […]

Insomnia is a Bitch, Weed(s) Helps

If you are paying attention, you’ll notice that this post is coming to you from the not-even-wee hours of the morning. Insomnia is a bitch. Weed, that is Weeds–the Showtime series–is great for passing the time at, say, 4am. Actually, it’s more than that. It’s a great show that I never gave credit to. Of […]

They’re Here!

While researching some blog material back in the spring, I found that Tacori was giving away an engagement ring from their new line. So, I signed up to win the beauty. I didn’t win the gorgeous ring, but I did win one of the other 99 prizes: a pair of “Jelly bean” diamond earrings in […]