To Betty Friedan with love

To all my sisters who marched last weekend, I honor you. Stay strong because those who still believe women are the weaker sex will need constant reminders that we roar! We do not back down. And we fight – but not like a girl. And here’s also to the men in our lives who see… Continue reading To Betty Friedan with love

Status Quo – January

Currently: Listening: old school! Earth, Wind & Fire Greatest Hits. Needed some old school sing and dance music to get me through this seriously gray month. Released in 1975, Sing a Song takes me back to my easy, breezy teenage years: “When you feel down and out sing a song, it’ll make your day…” Is it… Continue reading Status Quo – January

5 must have puppy products

  As soon as we knew Daisy’s move-in date at the tender age of 10 weeks I headed to the Internet to order her “must haves”. This is not my first rodeo (puppy wrangler)! Simple Solution® puppy training pads: Daisy weighed 2 lbs when we brought her home. She easily fit through the spaces in our… Continue reading 5 must have puppy products

Ice-scream: 5 phases of a meltdown

Day One: meteorologists pointed to their green screens at wide swaths of colorful pink and blue bands. Confidently, excitedly, they illustrated, John Madden-style, their predictions of 1-3, 3-6, and 6-10 inches of snow for the southern United States. Like good hunting dogs, we caught the scent of an impending winter storm. My Twitter feed filled… Continue reading Ice-scream: 5 phases of a meltdown

My top 5 picks for warmer weather

“My dreams are made of sun and sand.” Swimsuits are front row center at my local Target. Two friends are planning Caribbean getaways. And I’d rather shop for spring and summer on a snowy day. Swimsuits are a dicey business whether you are 15 or 50. We are beach lovers and swimwear is not optional so… Continue reading My top 5 picks for warmer weather

New year, new stuff: 5 purchases I’m loving right now

Love to share great new (to me) products with my girls and my fellas! Rapunzel dry shampoo: smells good, works great! For those days when I am not mentally prepared for the entire wash, blow dry experience. You get it too, right? 2. Ghirardelli milk chocolate sea salt cashews (almonds too), get in my mouth! Perfect… Continue reading New year, new stuff: 5 purchases I’m loving right now