Apr 18, 2014

Cold, Cold, Cold

The terms “spring break” and “cold” have never gone together in the same sentence until now.  There  is one exception though – drinking cold beer while on spring break....
Mar 30, 2014

Life Bee-yond the Screen

I’ll be honest — Sam has too much screen time, and I’m always trying to whittle it down without him noticing.  (It doesn’t work, but I keep trying, a sure sign of insanity.) ...
Mar 12, 2014

Hail to SUPER MAILMAN!

Today as I came careening home from Tar-jay to meet the bus, I saw two fire engines on our sleepy street with lots of hoses out!  Immediately I started to pray that no one’s house was on fire. ...
Mar 11, 2014

So Who’s Ready for Spring?

Oh man, I sure am!  In fact.  I’ve never wanted winter to be over so badly.  Out, out, brown snow! We are up to ten snow days now (I think) and a bunch of two-hour delays. Oh, but who’s...
Feb 13, 2014

Perfect Day for a Getaway to BORA BORA!

Ah, snowed in again!!  Don’t we all want to jump on a plane to somewhere warm?  A perfect time to daydream of a tropical vacay.  Here’s how to do it on the cheap — my piece from t...
Jan 30, 2014

Flannel Gridlock

When the going gets cold, the tough break out the flannel.  In my case I went hard core, pulling out the flannel pajamas AND sheets a la flannel.  With the weather as cold as it has been lately, the...
Jan 29, 2014

A Venthog Is Born

Yes, we used to think the Sweathogs were bad!  Now there is a much bigger force to be reckoned with those days in these parts!  Watch out for the nefarious VENTHOG! What exactly is a “venthog&...
Jan 16, 2014

Snowman Season!

Christmas decorations and music are so incredibly beautiful during the month of December.  Isn’t it strange how they become so hideous and garish come January until the next December?  No, tha...