Grandma Peg

Yesterday was the 10th anniversary of my Grandma Peg’s death. She is the only grandparent with whom I had a real relationship, since my other living grandparent and step-grandparent both died when I was 13. I only saw my grandparents a few times per year, since they lived five hours away. But when I was […]

You Have Too Many Mag Subscriptions…

…when you go through your magazine pile and find one that is almost a year old:                   And I’ve already received a new magazine subscription for Christmas! New Year’s resolution: Make more time to read… Well, I have one day left of work and then it’s holiday […]

Tee to Zee

Last week, my peeps and I hit T and Z on the Alphabet Bar List. Trophy Room is a new-ish bar/bistro. I forgot to ask why there were trophies lined along the top of the walls but the home page of its website handily explains the story.             I tried […]

Tempus Fugit

The past few weeks have been a blur of work, volunteering, holiday shopping, holiday card sending, holiday lunches and parties, post office trips. And now it’s almost a week till Christmas. Without fail, at least once during the holiday season, I buy someone a gift and buy myself the same thing. This year, the “one […]

Ready or Not, Here They Come

I haven’t switched my calendar from November to December yet. I’m not ready for the holidays, but they’re sure as hell not waiting for me. Holiday cards are appearing in my mailbox and I’m attending three holiday parties this week. Everywhere I go, I run into Christmas trees and reindeer shouting, “Ready or not, here […]