older & weirder

The thing about getting older is that we acknowledge the things that make us quirky and hopefully embrace them. Or at least laugh. So, in the shower there are various bottles of shampoo, body washes, conditioners, etc. You know, smellygood girlie stuff. Shampoo and conditioner always in matching bottles because I buy the same brand. I have recently noticed that I will pick up a … Continue reading older & weirder

whirly brain

I have this thing. Whirly brain. I have to be up in a few short hours and yet, my head won’t turn off tonight. I’m thinking of places I want to go but can’t, work, kiddo, house stuff, a new tattoo, dancing, running, crying, laughing… I am quite certain that I need to stop comparing myself to others as it never ends well. And maybe this sounds weird … Continue reading whirly brain


January 31 (The sky is crumbling…) by David Lehman The sky is crumbling into millions of paper dots the wind blows in my face so I duck into my favorite barber shop and listen to Vivaldi and look in the mirror reflecting the shopfront windows, Broadway and 104th, and watch the dots blown by the wind blow into the faces of the walkers outside & … Continue reading Lehman

its not as glamorous as it looks on tv

House hunting that is. I won’t even go into the massive stressful drama surrounding the last few weeks but here’s where we are now….we have a contract on our house and one on a house that we plan to purchase. The closings switcheroo will go down (hopefully on the same day if we are lucky) in approximately two weeks. The new house will be the same distance south … Continue reading its not as glamorous as it looks on tv