shopping

While some of the fun has been missing from shopping lately (and by lately, I mean the last three years or so), I generally find something to enjoy wh...

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More reasons to love Target.

Do you ever find yourself buying a lot of things in a particular color or motif, developing a palette or theme practically unbeknownst to you? Yeah. I...

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What’s my palette?

This evening, I rather (uncharacteristically) went out to a bar (!) after work (!) to have drinks (!) to celebrate my work-friend’s birthday alo...

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baubles

I’m putting together a list of books I plan on buying so that I don’t end up buying three previously unplanned books next time I go to the...

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Book hunting

In another two weeks, it’s new cell phone time for Miss Eva. I’ve been waiting for an update on the Samsung phone I posted about ages ago,...

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Ooooh, Glyde.

While I was in San Francisco, my friend Aaron recommended Christopher Hitchens’ “The Portable Atheist” to me while we were shopping ...

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My thoughts exactly.

My friend Sara was up visiting the NY metro area this weekend, so she came into Manhattan yesterday morning and spent the majority of the day with me....

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speech therapy

While I’m quite used to paying a little extra for everything when I’m in Manhattan, it’s sometimes still a bit of an adjustment. For...

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Suburban sensibilities.

Yesterday, my friend Sara called me to tell me about a used book sale going on in the next town over. She’d gone earlier and acquired a treasure...

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The Tempestuous Petticoat?

I don’t even know how much time I’ll have to write in the next week. Seriously. Today I drove my friend to the airport in the morning so h...

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So much to plan…

Objective: Prepare for a trip which will involve “camping” (at a music festival), rock-climbing and walking around a lot in a much warmer ...

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trip planning

While driving back from doing some shopping with my friend Theresa (Nordstrom’s and Sephora – a girl’s gotta treat herself sometimes...

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Scaramouche, scaramouche…

I fully intended to come home, go running and then go shopping for spring sandals. But it’s raining. My wrist hurts. I would much rather get int...

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Best laid plans…