Left On and Resting Sad Face

                First of all, I hope all of my fellow lefties had a fabulous Lefthanders Day. (I’m not linking to the official Lefthanders Day website because its “bandwidth has been exceeded.” Left on!) If you haven’t visited the Anything Lefthanded website, go there and sign up for the […]

Birthday in the Bahamas

#40 on my birthday list was: Visit the Bahamas. This was my second trip to a tropical island, and I have to say that I was born to live on a tropical island. I love sun, heat, and baking myself in the sun. I spent four nights in Cable Beach, a few miles west of […]

A Book and a [Big] Bird

One week left of being a 30-something… I’m way behind on my birthday list reporting, but I will try to catch up over the next few days! I’m working my way through the Modern Library’s top 100 novels and nonfiction books. As I was perusing the list of novels about a month ago, I noticed […]

New Arrival for Will and Kate

Congratulations to Will and Kate on the birth of their daughter! I wonder what her name will be… According to Ladbrokes, the British betting agency, it will be Alexandra. Corgi lovers, if you haven’t seen the Barkingham Palace Gold Cup Race, here’s a link. Amazing! In other news, today is Independent Bookstore Day. Go buy […]

Finding a Long-Lost Relative* by Way of a Hamster

Backstory I worked in a Wegmans bakery department throughout high school and college. One day, a coworker proclaimed that I laughed like a hamster. And a nickname was born. I don’t remember the details, but my coworkers gifted me with an actual hamster after I had given notice. I couldn’t care for the hamster for […]