Well, so far my New Year’s resolution of updating my blog more frequently is off to a less-than-stellar start. But I have excuses. Great ones! (As an aside, I do worry about my ratio of “regular blogs” to “blogs devoted to excusing myself for not writing more blogs.” I don’t have a specific number, but… Read More More Excuses? Really?!
June, 1988 Dear Laura: Congratulations on graduating High School today! (Great hair, by the way.) Twenty-five years may seem like a long time from now, but let me tell you that it will actually pass in the blink of an eye. I know you’re a little nervous about leaving your friends and family behind as… Read More 25 Years (and 100 Cans of Aqua Net) Later
I love musicals. This is not really a revelation to anyone who knows me, but in searching for a topic for this week’s blog, I realized that in the last few weeks I downloaded the soundtrack to both Guys & Dolls and yet another version of Les Miserables (bringing the total to four separate Les… Read More Soundtrack of My Life
I’m back! Well, technically, I was never gone…I’ve been around but real life has been a little busy and complicated lately so I haven’t had a lot of time to blog. The good news is that most of the complications have been good ones. For instance… I had my first official book reading: I read… Read More Welcome Back Blogger!
I’m going to be testing out a few different blog backgrounds over the next few days, so feel free to pipe in and let me know which one you like best. This one is called the “Quentin” Theme. Pros: I like the neutral color palette and the old-fashioned, almost Western style. The font is crisp and… Read More New Year, New Look
Happy 2011 everyone! Every New Year’s Day I spend reflecting on how I want to make the coming year one that is full of joy and as a result I usually have hundreds of resolutions. I thought I’d try to pare it down to the top ten: 1: Read a little bit every day and 2: Write a little bit… Read More Happy New Year
Sorry I didn’t get the pictures up sooner, but I had to recover from my boredom-induced coma from the Project Runway season finale. I agree that Leanne should have won, but only by a hair. In my opinion, none of the three finalists presented lines that were especially fabulous. Of course, I have been known… Read More Post Vacation – Part II
The worst day of a vacation is the day after the day you come home. The actual day you come home from vacation, you’re still enjoying the cheap thrills of sleeping in your own bed and unfolding your spine from the unnatural shape it adhered to after five hours in a car. The day after vacation, though, is filled… Read More Post-Vacation Part I
I am the worst blogger in the universe. It’s not like I don’t have things to write about… The list is pretty long, actually: · Despite my pledge to the contrary, I was completely hooked on the Olympics. I was in the audience for every one of Michael Phelps’ eight winning races. I also saw… Read More Random Musings