I'm Not Ready for My Close Up, Mr. DeMille

When I was younger I was quite photogenic. Of course, at the time I didn't appreciate it. Over the years I've become more and more afraid to have my picture taken. Namely because I avoid mirrors, and reflective surfaces in general, at all costs. Having kids has a way of putting your focus outward onto others. When you are young and/or childless you have all the time in the world to try new beauty products, follow fashion trends, and  do your best to mimic beautiful celebrities. The beautiful celebrities I mimic these days? How about "Alice" from "The Brady Bunch" or "Mrs....more

Sit Stare Wait Eat

I have a love/hate relationship with the computer. Facebook in particular. I know many people recognize that it is not the real world, but when you go on-line and see the many fabulous pictures of laughing, care free friends with martinis in hand while swimming in exotic locales, it's hard to not feel left out....more

Extra! Extra! Second Post Attempts to Go High Tech!

If you are reading this post then I’m getting closer to understanding the ways of technology. Nevermind that it took me a good half hour to figure out how to get into the text box to start typing these profound words of wisdom. Just know this post is historically significant in that it was the first blog post I’ve ever sent from my cell phone. Which means you, dear reader, are now a witness to history.What a precious and glorious gem to treasure and pass on to your kin!Not too shabby for a Wednesday, huh?...more

Naked. I mean Newbie. Sorry. I'm so embarassed...

Well, this is my second attempt at posting my first post here. My first first post was written using my cell phone and is now lost somewhere on the internet. I don't know that help topic for that, unfortunately. That's what I get for trying to be "above my station" as far as technology is concerned. If you see it, please let me know....more
 @victorias_view  Thanks for the welcoming! I'm glad to be here. I'm also glad my post finally ...more