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One Night Life

I like this one night lifestyle. Magic happens. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Fashion, Philanthropy | 4 Comments

Time To ‘Fess Up

Yesterday, like most days since our son left for college, I did not want to go to the grocery store. We needed very little, and truly I believed they were all things we could do without for the rest of our lives. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Food, Memories, Shopping | 3 Comments

Fully Outfitted

One of the upsides to getting a new used car is the act of cleaning out the old car and deciding who you are going to be in the new car. I’m going to be with Roscoe. Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Family, Memories | 6 Comments

Standing Alone

Today, much like a day months before that, I sat by myself while a family member stood alone to protect all that she holds dear. It has been over 20 years since I stood in a court room alone; the last time I was alone in a hospital bed, they handed me a baby of my own. Continue reading

Posted in Celebrations, Family, Relationships | 12 Comments

Missing Persons

I am not a total slacker. I decorated for Christmas. Admittedly, the other holidays are seeing a marked reduction in decoration of the home. Continue reading

Posted in Decorating, Family, Holidays, Memories | Leave a comment

He Would Have Been Horrified

Rain was changing to snow. The temperature had dropped fifteen degrees in less than an hour. It was dark. We were still two hours from home. The highway I was on was familiar but not memorized. I was not wearing socks. Continue reading

Posted in Family, Memories, Travel | 8 Comments

Bacon

I might have know then, when I inquired about the thick chunk of meat in butcher’s paper, that by the end of the week I would be struck with heartache when I opened the refrigerator to reach for the Greek yogurt. Continue reading

Posted in Children, Food, Memories, Motherhood | 6 Comments

Pride and Envy

Maybe I take a little too long to complete projects, but hey, I’m occasionally drawn to other tasks. Like growing a business. And child rearing. And going to parties. Continue reading

Posted in Art, Entrepreneurs, Home Decor, Textiles | 2 Comments

Day Into Night at 37,000 Feet

As we flew east and the day turned from pink to brown to night, I would occasionally turn from my magazine and look out. Daytime was leaving me, and my interest in farm, field, ponds, and highways was diminishing. Continue reading

Posted in Environment, Nature, Travel | 2 Comments

My Own Personal Trainer

I had taken it upon myself during the golden child’s nap time to work stair climbing into my routine. Why use a Stairmaster at a gym you really can’t afford when your mortgage provides you with three flights of stairs in a four-story house? Continue reading

Posted in Exercise, Memories, Pets | 6 Comments