Ever have one of those days where absolutely nothing goes your way? I’m not talking about life shattering disasters, just a string of minor annoyances that seems to be endless. I find it much easier to devote energy to a lone, serious problem. I can feel overwhelmed by minutia on the days where everything is … More Hot Mess, Table for One
I’m unquestionably delighted that I can still turn a young man’s head at my ripe old age of, well, never mind the exact number… However, when a lad, of about eleven-teen, leans close in line at the grocery store and smells my hair, flattered turns to heebie-jeebie both swiftly and wholly.
I abhor baby showers. I know that sounds melodramatic, a little myopic, and even bordering on socially unacceptable. Scout’s honor, I really do want to enjoy them. I like to believe I’m a supportive friend and celebrating a momentous and joyful occasion in the life of someone I care about is a big deal. However, when … More Another Frilly Envelope
Its full-on autumn here; crisp, frosted mornings and golden afternoons are the current glory. Leaves in an unbelievable riot of color dress the trees in the season’s evening wear, before leaping from the branches and soaring on the wind like faux, jewel colored birds. The magnificent scent of a New England fall is poignantly nostalgic, … More Chores & Change
paradigm shift noun A fundamental change in approach (or underlying assumptions.) I need a change in approach.