Tag: Christmas

Normal Neighborhoods Have Horses

I put off folding laundry all week and this morning I had to dig through four loads of clean, unfolded laundry to find underwear (I found some) and it made me late for work. As I left the house in a rush, I pried open my car door with my hip, my tote bag in

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Freak Flag vs Inner Old Lady

I have an inner-old-lady, and she likes appliqué holiday sweaters. I know, this is a serious freak-flag. But it’s true. Whenever I shop in a department store alone, I make a B-line to the holiday sweater section, and I admire, fondle and even try on, those zip up Halloween, Christmas or Thanksgiving sweaters. AND I

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I Went To Key West, Got Hot & Came Home With Fiji

I made bar plans last night, and we all know how those work out. If every plan I made in a bar came to fruition, I’d have a lot of tattoos, but I don’t have any; I would have run two or three marathons in exotic locations like Hawaii or Fiji, but I have never

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I Used All The Seat Liners Bathing A Cat

A few months back, on our road trip South, my husband and I made a pit stop at the last bathroom before we hit the string of islands leading to our final destination, Key West. Being from Florida, we knew the popular food mart chain we chose for our last pit stop typically had very

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A Chinese Toddler or A 6-Toed Cat?

I used to love the magic of Christmas. And then my sons grew up and two of the three moved out; one by one, they stopped believing in Santa; one started asking for cash advances instead of gifts; one never wanted anything; and all three never cared if I decorated, or put up a tree.

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