Category: just fun

...In My Mind's Eye

...In My Mind's Eye
As we get older, or maybe well before we’re called “old”, our memory starts to fail us.  We just can’t remember everything any more.  I have no idea when I first noticed it in myself, but I’ve gotten used to giving longer thoughts to what I’m about to say and my responses to others are... Read more »

Fall is here? Soon!

Fall is here?  Soon!
Technically, it will be summer for almost another month, right? But with Labor Day around the corner, school starting and days getting shorter, if it weren’t so **** hot outside, it would seem like fall already. Fall is a gorgeous season. It means the end of summer and we will soon need jackets and boots;... Read more »

...In the Summer of.....

...In the Summer of.....
…a long time ago! So…when did summer get so complicated?  I don’t really remember summer break before “real” grade school, but for all the years after first grade till into jr high, my summers were the same and were great!  We lived across the street from my elementary school (Lincoln School in Evanston) and most... Read more »
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Visiting With Melanie

So, I have wracked my brain for a while pondering fictional characters I would like to talk to in person — and why. It’s “Blogapalooza” night and that’s our assignment!  No doubt history is “my thing” and there are many times in history’s past that I would want to visit so that I could experience... Read more »

Play and Shop Like Summer's Here!

Play and Shop Like Summer's Here!
What better on a gorgeous, sunny day than to write a blog post about “favorite summer things”?  Since I want to get OUTSIDE, here we go: At this time of the year, many of my clients and I want to get quick fixes and easy (er) solutions, or zippy ideas that can brighten their summer. First:  If you want high-end... Read more »

If I Could Do It Again...What Would I Redo?

If I Could Do It Again...What Would I Redo?
            Gee…what would I do better: “Be a better daughter”…or…” a better parent” — or “Make more money”?  These would be the most impulsive answers, right? But guess what?  My answer is “Be a better student”.  This is my answer, hands down.  Why?  Because unless you are a really negligent... Read more »
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Good Night Everyone!

Good Night Everyone!
No more-late night blogging?  NO!  That will be my exception. If I could stop something I can’t seem to stop, I would like to stop working late – no more e-mail, writing or responding to anyone or anything after 9 PM right now.  Is anything really so vital that it has to be responded to... Read more »