be me

January. Is honestly the month I like the least. It represents, to me personally, beginnings and endings. I will not go into the details. I will not go through, year by year, and tell you why I feel this way. In actuality, it’s really all meshed together now in my mind. Some particular dates and … More be me

listful

The last few years I’ve picked a word. My word of the year. My word for 2017? First of all, thanks for asking. Second of all, I have two. Words. Because I’m not good at decision making and because they’re both applicable, in differing ways. One of my words is plucky. Here are some synonyms: … More listful

lipstick

I was with three girls yesterday. Two are in middle school, one in high school. It was a snow day, so they were bored and wanted to get out. Honored they’d pick me to spend time with [hey, I’m old!], I picked them up for a late lunch. We chatted along….music, school, what they received … More lipstick

new

I decided to clean out my closet. New year, so why not, right? I am fortunate, in that despite my house being over 100 years old, due to renovations my bedroom closet is quite large. In case that didn’t make sense to you, it is my experience older homes have smaller closets. I am unfortunate … More new

oh my {word}!

It’s a woman’s prerogative to change her mind. My self proclaimed word for 2014 is peace. Yet this morning, I changed my mind and decided to ditch peace for another word. PEACE Don’t get me wrong.  I’m all for peace.  Really.  And I still plan to focus on making my life a peaceful existence. But … More oh my {word}!

June is like December

I came to a realization the other day.  June is like December.  For me, anyway.  There’s so much happening.  Starting in May.  Events, holidays, celebrations, etc.  I have counted 13 happenings in my calendar between May 11 and the end of June.  Some were major life events like my son’s high school graduation.  Some were … More June is like December