I have been in search of an elixir–something to take the edge off. A way for my brain to take a break from our world’s exploding problems… Traditionally my go-to’s for escaping are: Drinking wine, baking homemade bread, spending quality … Continue reading Baby Owls are my “Drug of Choice”
I arrive fatigued from a lengthy day of plane travel and head straight to the pool deck at our resort located on Waikiki Beach. With each step I take closer to my destination of a magnificent chunky teak chaise lounge … Continue reading Ambiance is Everything Dahlink…
Here is my latest blog. Hope you like it!! Continue reading ZOOM. ZOOM. ZOOM!
Ode to the F-Bomb I have longed to use you for a while. No substitutions have your style. Sharp and concise – to show my wrath, Either towards myself or some jack ath… O.K. I admit I couldn’t think of … Continue reading The Joy of Openly Cussing- an unexpected empty nest benefit.
It’s post-holiday time, and I am feeling lazy. Lazy like a sluggish sloth, or maybe more like a slothful slug. Like a plump limp slug on the ground – nowhere to go – barely moving even after you poke at … Continue reading Jumping into January Fail
Last week I realized–It’s almost here! Thanksgiving! Seven days until lift-off. Yikes… Time to get off my procrastinating “arse” (Did you know I went to Scotland this summer?) and prepare for a fantastical, memory-making holiday meal. After all, I am … Continue reading Five Fat Turkeys Are We. We Slept All Night in a Tree. When the Cook Came Around. We Couldn’t Be Found. That’s Why We’re Here, You See!
O ye’ll tak’ the high road, and I’ll tak’ the low road, And I’ll be in Scotland a’fore ye… But me and my true love will never meet again, On the bonnie, bonnie banks o’ Loch Lomond. I took my … Continue reading Scotland Rocks!
Since August of last year, it has been just my hubby, dog and me at home now that both sons are away at college. Eight months have gone by and I really have come quite far in making empty-nesting a … Continue reading Mindset – From Drab to Fab!
O.K. so it’s March and my “kids-are-gone-blues” have all but lifted from my heart. I can honestly say that I am getting the “zip” or spring back into my step. It’s not a full-blown, I am so happy zip-a-dee-doo-dah feeling, … Continue reading Every little thing, gonna be alright…
What’s better than flying to see your son at his college town after not seeing him for such a long, long, long, long time? Nothing! What’s better than the sound of “thumpety-thump-thumps” as you wheel your carry-on bag filled with … Continue reading Welcome to Chicago- My Son’s Kind of Town…