Antique Junk Drawer, Mildly Amusing

Cat Challenged

Many many moons ago, when our first set of next door neighbors lived next door (we are now on neighbors #3 which may or may not have something to do with us) they asked me if I would feed their cats while they were in Hawaii. I said yes because it’s not in my nature to turn down a request for help.  And I thought they meant “feed” the cats.  How hard can it be to walk next door and pour some food in a bowl?  But since I had not owned a cat since I…

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Mildly Amusing, Use Your Words

How To Market Pantyhose

So a Sunday or two back, because it was cold, I pulled on a pair of tights to wear with a wool skirt.  I normally wear pants to church when it’s cold.  And by pants I mean slacks, not jeans.  I am not a wear-jeans-to-church kind of gal, but if you are that’s okay, not that there’s anything wrong with it, judge not, yada yada, whatever.  But for some reason I thought I would wear a skirt even though it was near freezing. Sidebar:  Sean really likes it when I wear a skirt or a dress,…

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Always Real, Christmas, Joy, Makes Me Sigh, Outsmarted, School

The Holiday Shop

If there was one thing I thought I knew about my child it is this:  He cannot keep a secret. Early in December, Sean brought home a flyer from school announcing the annual Holiday Shop!  I put the exclamation point there so you might know just how thrilled I was with this news. The flyer reported which classes would visit the Holiday Shop on which days and at what time.  The flyer also stated with vehemence (probably inferred on my part) that there would be NO preview this year and that the vendor was the same…

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Things I Falsely Believe

Random, Stray and Otherwise Unassigned Thoughts: If I could just find the right color of blush I wouldn’t look so washed out. Someday I will find the “right” haircut and I’ll have fabulous easy to do hair that always looks great. Jeans are comfortable. My kid is astonishingly smarter/cuter/funnier than all the other kids. My seven-year-old will always be the loving, delightful and polite little fella he is today. My husband forgets to take out the trash on purpose. If I get it on sale, I’m saving money. I can still shop in Juniors. Everyone else…

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