Yesterday, it actually started to feel springy outside. Read: I was not wearing boots or socks, those things that have been glued to my feet for the past five months. Not only that, but I was wearing merely a raincoat (well, not ONLY a raincoat. There were clothes under there). Sure, I was a tad… Continue reading Let Them Eat Pie
Name the book where that line appears. Ok, it’s an easy one. Charlotte’s Web. One of THE best children’s stories out there. Ever. Thank you E.B. White for creating such a loving, sweet and humorous tale. Did you see the movie of it that came out a few years ago with Dakota Fanning? I still… Continue reading That’s Some Pig
Great dips in history; The Big Dipper The Little Dipper Dippity Do Hair gel-kept hair piled and cemented for much of the 1960s. Any big dip at the end of a dance, which also results in a kiss (*sigh*) The Dipstick-The only part of a car engine, save for the battery, that I can identify.… Continue reading Dippity Do Da
…it the name of a book that I just picked up by the one and only, Nora Ephron. The full title is actually Crazy Salad and Scribble Scribble: Some Things About Women and Notes on Media. It is a collection of her essays, some of which from quite long ago, but I’m only two essays into… Continue reading Crazy Salad
Among my favorite stories when I was a small tyke were the George and Martha books by James Marshall. Remember them? The two hippos who were best friends who got into all sorts of little predicaments? The stories were very short and I think they were printed in about three colors. These stories were happily… Continue reading Save the Loafers!
“Dear God,” she prayed, “let me be something every minute of every hour of my life. Let me be gay; let me be sad. Let me be cold; let me be warm. Let me be hungry…have too much to eat. Let me be ragged or well dressed. Let me be sincere – be deceitful. Let… Continue reading Grown vs.Growin’
Last night I was going to write a post about evolutions and how there is power in evolving. The idea stemmed from my recent yoga classes. Sleepiness took over, my bed called to me like a chorus of sirens and I resolved to wake up this morning early and write my post. I like the… Continue reading Oh, What the Heck
Happy Wednesday and Happy Spring!…it’s here, holy cow, snow-and-all, but it’s here. Sigh. Spring is when you feel like whistling even with a shoe full of slush. Doug Larson Thank you, Mr. Larson. You hit the nail on the head today. Doing something different today….here are some observances from this week… -Your hair always looks its… Continue reading Winter is Muerto
Last week, when I saw the bunch of crocuses on the left while out on my walk, they were stretched out in all of their glory, soaking up the sun and rejoicing with the rest of us at the warm weather. Note the before and after pictures posted above. Yesterday, I think I saw teeny… Continue reading Princess Stands Like Crocus
Me. I learned a bit about PEZ this weekend, which then got me thinking about memorabilia. For starters, because I know you are itching to know about this…PEZ was invented in 1927 and was named after it’s flavor, Pfefferminz…take the P, then the E in the middle, then the Z at the end and you… Continue reading Pfefferminz=PEZ, who knew?