I have an inimical relationship with phone technology. I so enjoy that it affords me contact with far off friends, yet I still persist in my resistance to the smartphone movement. Not because I’m a hater; it’s as simple as this: I know my limits. Nearly nine years ago, during the final month of my freshman [...]
On a sunny Sunday, out with my pooch.
This past weekend, I attended a showing of The Book Thief at a local theater where lesser than Box Office films are shown. Twas my initiation to this establishment, and it was such a treat. The movie deserves a post all its own, and if I were to tackle the book, it would have to [...]
What a holiday season! Wild times with four dogs under one roof, family celebrations, and bipolar weather fit for the Midwest. Meet our recent house guests, Cordelia and Freddy Kreuger. Per usual, Oskee took little to no interest in the wee pooches. Lola, on the other hand, wouldn’t give them a rest. At least [...]
In my previous post, I shared houses created by friends at our gingerbread house decorating party. Since then, I’ve been at work, adding bits here and there as time allows. Lee is responsible for the mansion’s turret, and I’m right pleased with the final products. I often view this time of year as one for [...]
Living creatively is one of my favorite things; promoting creativity is another. On a whim, and with a little nudge from a holiday-spirited pal, I hosted a gingerbread house decorating party. For this occasion, I got up close and personal with graham crackers to assemble the structures. I also became better acquainted with my grocer’s [...]
After three months, I have emerged from my cave. Said cave was a byproduct of my battle against a severe bout of iron deficiency anemia, which isn’t fun at all. But in truth, it provided a pleasant cave. A necessary cave. A cave filled with reading for pleasure, connecting by letter, exploring a new profession, [...]
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