Something Sex-ay

I admit it, I’m a fool for Celtic stuff: Irish festivals, bagpipe music, highland romance novels…and men in kilts. I guess that’s why these you-tube commercials are just so, to steal an over-used Paris-ism, HAWT! This one turns me on. This one makes me laugh. This one makes me laugh harder. This one kinda grosses … [Read more…]

A 2 Bookclub Week

Yep, it’s not a blue moon, or even a full one -but the stars have aligned so that both books clubs I belong to chose to meet this week. Which meant while I took a leisurely 10 days to read one, I crammed the other in over the weekend! These two books are nothing alike, … [Read more…]

Calling all nerds!

To the annual nerd convention video game geek convention Midwest Gaming Classic! As I mentioned recently, the husband is a fan of computers, video games, and all things operated by a joystick…well…most things. So we take a mini vacation to Wisconsin where hubby can indulge in an arcade wonderland – and I can relax in … [Read more…]

It Costs Nothing to Pay It Forward –

– and the rewards are so great! I’m talking about the commerce of compliments. Real ones – not made for personal gain or out of guilt or obligation. Giving someone an honest heartfelt compliment is a wonderful gift…for that person, and for each person they encounter after that, and the people those people encounter. So, … [Read more…]

Yeah! I’m cool!

At least my daughter thinks so. I was so incredibly flattered when, the other day, she came home from shopping with my husband – excited to show me what she bought: a ruffled prairie skirt very similar to the ones I favor in warmer months. “I’m going to dress like you, Mama” she told me, … [Read more…]

Do I dare use Nair?

I have always thought of myself as smarter than the average bear  human…but I never claimed ownership to a healthy serving of common sense. I have a habit of acting before I think, looking before I leap, if you will. Such was the case yesterday, when I was in a hurry to shower and change … [Read more…]

Keeping the 80’s alive.

Hubby is happiest when surrounded by the Golden Age of video games: the 80’s. Pac-Man, Mario, Link – these are his loves. I swear, if he was standing beteen Miss December and a hairy hag with a stack of vintage Nintendo games, there’d be no question whose merchandise he’d be ogling. His lust for all … [Read more…]