Is it too early to shop for Christmas?

The best time to shop in 2020 is the moment you see what you want. Inventory issues persist, not to mention many stores are sadly going out of business.. (or look like they might at any minute.) This is a photo I took yesterday at  Bed, Bath and Beyond. (I know… 😳)  All I can…

Back to Reality

You know how I know I had a great holiday? My jeans are tight.. I’ve got post-everyone’s departed depression and I have a pimple on my cheek. Yup. It was awesome.. I’m not even kidding.. and now it’s back to reality.

Holiday Hits & Misses- part deux

Can a gift be a hit AND a miss? Well, yes it can be if you give the same thing (in this case a message board) to more than one person and the reaction is let’s just say “mixed.” Interestingly enough, it was one of our daughters who said she sadly didn’t have ‘enough room’…

……And look what I found!

As I puttered around the house last Sunday tidying up after the little holiday brunch we’d just hosted, I found a pair of my underwear… underneath our Christmas tree. Funny thing is, I had been reaching under the tree earlier that morning because I saw a pair of tennis socks laying next to one of…

The Key to Misery

The options were all lousy. Again, I’m amazed you can have 5,926 TV channels and nothing decent to watch.. “Nevertheless, she persisted” (😉) and after an extended scrolling marathon, I finally settled on Generation Wealth, Lauren Greenfield’s examination of ‘excess’ available on Amazon Prime. Greenfield is a photographer who has spent decades taking pictures of,…

Floating through time..

Oh, how my dad loved the annual Christmas boat parade. Years ago, when the kids were little, they’d get all gussied up in their holiday finery and we’d drive up to Ft. Lauderdale to watch the festivities from his balcony overlooking the intracoastal waterway.  Dad would fuss over his famous eggnog adding dollops of ice…