Different but the same

The season of the rich and spoiled ladies of privelege, also known as the “Housewives” have begun again.  I watch one of the franchises and have for the last 3 years or so.  I call it my guilty pleasure.  I love to see their extravagant clothes, jewelry, homes and travel destinations.  One of the aspects…Read more »

New year, same me

A new year always brings hope, promise and ambition.  It can also, in turn, bring disappointment, anxiety and pressure with all those lofty goals and resolutions we force onto ourselves. I quit making resolutions years ago when the latter happened to me, year in and year out. It was easier to not make resolutions and…Read more »

Mid-life?

I’m 43 and realizing that I’m officially middle aged! It’s a realization that just came over me the last few days.  I don’t know if it happened when I got really excited to finally purchase brand new appliances or the fact that both my spouse and I traded in my sport coupe for an SUV…Read more »

Secret keepers

When it comes to secrets, there are those that guard secrets like the holy grail and there are others that couldn’t keep a secret if their life depended on it…. Always one to keep secrets regarding special surprise birthday gifts and deep dark personal things about those close to me, I find it incredibly hard…Read more »

Shoes, shoes…and more shoes

My husband looks at my massive shoe collection and shakes his head and looks at me.  “Why do you need so many shoes?” I have about 20 pairs of black shoes alone–anything from slides, flat ballerinas, low wedges, higher wedges, mid heel pumps, impulse buys that I never wear but looked like I needed them…Read more »