So I discovered I left a word out of my post yesterday. The word was ‘be.’ Yep, kind of an important word in a sentence, being a verb and all. I fixed it o hopefully my post is now error free. But let’s face it, with the combination of my poor impulse control and wanting to post the moment I write something and my lack of funds to … Continue reading Sundays are for pancakes and discovery
I was in a meeting with an editor this past week and found myself telling them I was 47. She responded with a blank stare and repeated, “47? You do not look 47.” I thanked her and we went on with our meeting. Funny thing is I actually can’t be younger than my 47 years. Why is that? Because I am actually 46. Yeah, wow. … Continue reading Holding off on my own setting sun
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Pretty awesome pear isn’t it. It is actually a pin cushion. No, really, it is. And there is a pretty cool story attached to it. When my Dad decided he would live with my sister Stacey and her family in Oklahoma I went to Blacksburg to help with the move. My job was to help sort and pack the house. There would be what Dad … Continue reading Mother’s Day: Pears, pincushions and lop-sided pottery
It is a lovely Sunday evening and I am close to finishing Caitlin Moran’s How To Be a Woman, the fourth book in my current quest. Can I just say I am blown away. I can’t even begin to describe how much I am enjoying reading this book. Her writing is the kind that makes me sad, sad that it is not me doing the writing. … Continue reading Four books down and 36 to go.
I was supposed to go to Blacksburg this weekend. I was also supposed to have written a blog post this weekend. Instead, it snowed a couple of feet in Blacksburg and I postponed my trip a week. I found myself with an entire weekend free to write a blog post. Sadly, this is the only post I have for you. You see, season two of … Continue reading Netflix has made me a negligent dog owner. Damn you House of Cards!!!
As I am preparing my lunch for tomorrow, I am reminding myself that small changes in my spending will make for great big changes in my bank account. And did I mention there were a few unexpected layoffs at work again? Yeah, Mama needs a bigger emergency fund. So as I make my PB&J I am also reflecting on my coffee habit. If I purchase … Continue reading Elevating my bank account one latte at a time