Zombie Sightings

Do you remember that old game on Sesame Street? They’d display four images on the screen while they played the sang, “One of these things is not like the other. One of these things just doesn’t belong.” I loved that game as a child. And no wonder, even as an adult I like finding patterns… Continue reading Zombie Sightings

Ten Things to do on a Gray Friday in January

1. Eat partially congealed pistachio pudding straight from the mixing bowl with the spatula you stirred it with. 2. Steal your husband’s sweatpants, the pair with grease stains on the right knee and shot elastic. The ones you unsuccessfully tried to get him to throw away last spring. 3. Watch Jerry Springer videos on Youtube.… Continue reading Ten Things to do on a Gray Friday in January

Well Rounded: Ten Reasons to Exercise that Have Nothing to do with How Much Space You Occupy

Motivation matters. Motivation is the stuff that keeps you going even when you’re tired, when you feel like quitting, when there’s nothing left to give. I’d be willing to bet that for most of us, staying motivated is a struggle. Why else would there be so many personal trainers? Professionals who, as one stand-up comedian… Continue reading Well Rounded: Ten Reasons to Exercise that Have Nothing to do with How Much Space You Occupy

You Might Be a Fashionista If….

Tonight I came to a realization. We were sneaking out of the house late, my daughter and I, for a Culver’s Frozen Custard run. We should have been in bed already. Certainly, we were dressed for it. I had already donned my black and white polka-dot nightgown. Adorable, yes…but appropriate for a late night drive… Continue reading You Might Be a Fashionista If….

Fat Girl, Dress Pretty

I first heard about Pinterest 4 or 5 years ago. A tutoring client of mine was a crafter and she was hooked. She showed me the site, raving, one day after a tutoring session. Shoot, I’m crafy, I thought. So I gave it a try and started an account. After thirty minutes or so of… Continue reading Fat Girl, Dress Pretty