Monthly Archives: May 2021

Longing for Lazy Summer Days

Summer 2021 isn’t officially here but I am already longing for those “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer” described by Nat King Cole in his 1963 hit. Perhaps I adjusted to the slower pandemic pace of 2020 more than I … Continue reading

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Flipping Over Lipstick

$34.2 million. That amount was spent four weeks this spring (last two weeks of March through the first two weeks of April), JUST ON LIPSTICK! That figure represents an 80 percent + increase in sales over the same period in … Continue reading

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Avoiding Frenzy

Boy oh boy, a few minutes of listening to news or skimming through it online can drive us to frenzy! Remember, in times like these: *The sun shines. A blue sky is bold and brilliant. *The grass grows. I won’t … Continue reading

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Changes Here to Stay

This week I made a quick trip – about 26 hours from departure to return – to celebrate a special day at a favorite location with my fella. It was a step back onto the stage of life after an … Continue reading

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For May 12, 2021 – Limerick Day

I try to make choices sublime. I research and fuss all the time.      The lines get so blurred      From ‘fact’ to ‘I heard’ That surely I could lose my mind. ********************************* Eat catfish deep-fried or not so. I search for … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Thief

In the far corner of an upstairs closet buried under a mound of shoes, I found a treasure. Dollarwise it wasn’t worth much – just a plastic sewing box with a broken lid. The usual notions camouflaged contents Mom deemed priceless – … Continue reading

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