Exercising avoidance

My cell phone just rang. The caller ID said “Curves.” I’ve not been there in more than 2 1/2 months. I didn’t answer the phone. Read More ...more

We bought locally grown food -- hooray!

Last July, I wrote about reading Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. ...more

I've got nothin'...

Well, that’s not true. I have “lots.” I just don’t know if I’m ready or brave enough or comfortable enough to share. What will people think about the fact... Read More ...more

I love Mom, but does it have to be this expensive?

I read an article yesterday that says we're going to spend about 51 cents less on Mother's Day stuff this year than we did last year. But we're still going to spend an average of $138.63. I love my mom. I love her a lot. Really. But I would not live to send another Mother's Day card if I spent that much for Mother's Day stuff, because my mom would kill me. ...more

"My" baseball team started its season. I didn't notice.

So the Atlanta Braves started their season on Sunday night. They lost. I didn’t notice — the start of the season OR the loss. Read More. ...more

Squabble with your spouse -- it's good for you.

And it may make you live longer. (So you can look forward to squabbling with your spouse for many more years…) I’m not making this up. See. It says so right here. Read more. ...more

A birthday trip down Memory Lane

I was born at 8:20ish on March 17, 1975. That means my husband was almost 21 on that momentous day. And it means that today I’m 33. I feel like taking a trip down Memory Lane. Some stops will be birthday related, some not. This picture was taken in the fall of 1981. Read More ...more