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

review

Do you read all those {year in review} type articles? The variety of best albums of 2016. Or best songs of 2016. Or best books. Or news headlines. All those stories about celebrities who passed in 2016. It’s that time of year, right? I’ve read various people’s comments so far, via social media, who are of … More review

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

beauty

We agreed on breakfast for dinner, my daughter and I. Friday night, yet we wanted no excitement. No outing. No celebration. The end of the semester for her. Halfway through her high school senior year. A holiday break for me. Last day of work for a while. The end of a season. Gosh, autumn has … More beauty