Do unto others as you would have them do unto you – OR – I don’t want you to judge me, so I won’t judge you.
My parents came over for dinner on Sunday. As the meal was being prepared, they watched the final game in the FIFA Women’s Wold Cup – U.S. vs. Japan. I don’t do sports, so I paid almost not attention, but two things caught my attention. First, Japan won. Way to go ladies! Second, in between […]
My first car was a real beater. When I got it, it needed quite a bit of work. My dad, a lifelong DIY guy, told me to get my shoes and some old clothes on because we were going to go outside to work on my car. This elicited major whining on my part. I […]
I love to repurpose. Social and eco-consciousness aside, I’m cheap. I positively detest paying big bucks for something I can throw together myself, especially if aesthetics don’t matter. And when it comes to the battle of woman vs mosquito, I don’t care about looks.
The other night my 5 year old had a sleepover at her best friend’s house. In the evening, the girls got along wonderfully and had a great time. In the morning, my daughter’s friend woke up in a bad mood.
I’m a shoe person. Not a Carrie Bradshaw-esque kind of shoe person, but one of a different sort. I dislocated my kneecap when I was 18, and since I was much more foolish back then than I am now, I never followed through with physical therapy. For the past decade I have been paying for […]
It’s swimsuit season again, and for the first time in over two decades, I’m happy about going to look for a bathing suit.
The college I went to had a really measly fitness facility. I used to go sometimes with a few of my girl friends, not for health or fitness, but because we wanted to get into our skinny jeans. We were never really serious about it, but hey, we were in college, right?!?