Archive for May 2012

I Am The Great Recycler

Over the years, my husband, Martin, has turned me into a dumpster diver, a yard saler/rummage saler and an estate saler, most recently.  These days, the only items that I buy new are my underwear, socks and shoes.  Everything else I find on top of dumpsters or acquire at yard/rummage sales.   My mother would be appalled... Read more »

The Power of No

Why can’t Americans just say no.  Not, I’ll call you back when they have no intention of doing so.  For some inexplicable reason, they seem to think that it is “nicer” to say they’ll call you back, thereby leading you on and ultimately, wasting your time than to just say no, I’m not interested.  This... Read more »