Butter on Everything

Earlier this week, I met up with my Mom for lunch. The kids are on school vacation so whenever one of these weeks roll around (which seems like every other week in the current curriculum) – we try to make plans to connect the distance that spans us; seeing as how her grandchildren are growing…

Wishlist

We all have a soundtrack to our lives – those critical songs that take us back to some precious memory the second we hear a few quick notes while surfing the dial. A good song – tethered to sweet, sad or blissful memory – will drop you right back to that spot, day and date,…

Don’t You (Forget About Me)

Don’t You (Forget About Me) That’s the buoyant, hopeful alternative-rock anthem that opens and closes The Breakfast Club; that great John Hughes-scripted flick that took a representative from every walk of High School life, tossed ‘em in a closed room and got them talking. It says something that the Simple Minds tune still gets fairly significant…

The Lingerie Year

Earlier this week, a little birdie helpfully reminded me that my Blog has been in operation for 12 full years. Only in this tale – the little birdie is a giant stork named Sean who is not only my tallest (and earliest) friend – he’s also the designer of this site. I asked Alexa if…