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books

Small Pleasures

Being read to is one of life’s small pleasures. And shouldn’t be abandoned just because we’re not children anymore.

fashion

Pushing the Season

I’ve been pushing the season. Trying to wear my spring clothes. But Mother nature pushed back. Sigh.

life

Smells Like Spring

Spring smells like mud where I live. The glorious, much anticipated smell of melting snow and bare ground. The harbinger of marble season.

fashion

Spring Shopping Research. Sorting Out the Trends

I’m doing some serious spring shopping research, sorting out the trends, and making my spring shopping list.

books

Shhh. The Lady Is Reading.

I was in a reading drought for a while. But lately it’s been raining wonderful books.

fashion

Oh, those clothing wars!

Remember those clothing wars you fought back in your youth? To wear what you wanted no matter how silly or outlandish?

life

Messing Around with Computers. And Barns.

I’m messing around with computers today, and thinking about change.

fashion

Putting Some Spring in My Step

I’m planning my spring shopping, and hoping that colour will put a spring back in my step.

life

Seasonal Affective Fitness Disorder

How does one stay fit in the winter when winter makes it so hard to stay motivated?

fashion

All About the Socks.

My new socks are making me happy to get dressed again this winter.

travel

Why We Travel: Establishing Our Travel Priorities

In preparation for planning our next travel adventure, we’re talking about why we travel in the first place.

books

When Winter Gets Nasty, It’s Time To Hunker Down

Winter has been pretty nasty around here lately, folks. Probably it’s nasty where many of you are as well. Cold and icy, making walking treacherous. And then last night, a big dump of snow, very big, with high winds, and …

fashion

How Socks Solved My Winter Wardrobe Fatigue

I have been known on occasion to rant a little over fashion trends. And sometimes I’ve had to eat my words. Like the time in 2014 when I wrote that I would never, ever wear drawstring pants again. Then promptly …

life

Follow the Money… Maybe

Sometimes the uber-glitzy, sunshiney, picture-perfect, I’m-ready-for-my-close-up world on the internet makes me want to retreat to a snow-covered cabin deep in the woods. I know I’ve said this before, but sometimes the internet makes me crazy. Here’s why. For a …

fashion

When Is It Time to Say Good-Bye to Your Clothes?

One of my style resolutions this year, well every year actually, is to wear what I own. And if I don’t, to make the ultimate decision to get rid of what I’m not wearing. Even though I have a small …