What did I learn this week?

This week I learned something about conquering fear. Fear grows best in the musty corners of our imagination when we face uncertainty and the unknown. On Monday as I sat in a chair at the imaging center waiting to be called in for my annual mammogram, I felt the usual wave of uncertainty but it…

Summer “Must-Haves” (Skin protection)

Ready or not- Summer is coming! Not that I needed an excuse to shop… but let me tell you, moving on from lysol, flour and toilet paper was an absolute treat! First on the list of summer must-haves: a new wide-brimmed hat from the San Diego Hat Company . The $46 El Campo hat is extremely…

Reinvent or go the way of the dodo.

Malls…What a dilemma they’re in.  Like libraries,  their raison d’etre has been evaporating ever since Al Gore invented the internet.. 😏 Last night, my husband and I went to dinner at one of the area’s outdoor malls. We knew there would be pretty lights and saw advertisements that “snow falls” at 6, 7 and 8pm….

The man purse.

Ugh, he was so mad. His Oakleys were missing and he had no idea where he had put, left or dropped them. “I never want another pair of expensive sunglasses again!” he growled. Heck I don’t want him to have another expensive pair either. This certainly isn’t the first time he’s lost track of them…

I get it.

Marie Kondo, the super popular cleaning guru, has her clients stack all of their clothes in a huge pile before separating what stays and what goes. I always thought this was a bit excessive and a waste of time, but I guess it’s a good exercise for people who hoard clothes. I don’t have a…

The Lazy-Girl Vacuum

Does anyone enjoy house cleaning? And if you don’t, which aspect is the worst for you? One of the worst parts for me (and there are many) is vacuuming. Part of the reason is the vacuum itself- it’s heavy, it’s cumbersome, it’s got that super long cord.. and doing the stairs is just ugh. So…