A Bruise to the Ego

It was funny when he did it.  Remember the opening to the Dick Van Dyke TV show when Dick came in and tripped over the ottoman?  Classic comedy performed by one of the masters.  It was hilarious!Not so funny when a fifty-one year old woman does it when she's going downstairs for a late night

The Invisible Woman

We are starting one of those teaming activities at work and we are all being represented by a bobble-headed figure.  Everyone voted on the bobble-head most representative of the other team members and I ended up with a classy looking representation of The Invisible Woman. Those folks don't know how accurate their representation of me really is; I had to smile

What Do I Do?

I've sometimes wished that I was a teacher or a nurse - not because I feel especially drawn to those occupations - just because it would be easy to answer the question when someone asks what I do for a living.As it is I've stumbled to explain what my current job actually entails.  In the

Serenity in Starbucks?

My car had to go in for some quick work today so we made arrangements that I would drop it off after work, head down to Starbucks, and Gerry would pick me up after he got out of work.  It was a great plan - a Carmel Macchiato, my notebook and favorite pen, and an hour

My day to be cranky

For no particular reason I woke up feeling cranky this morning.  Perhaps it's because yesterday was the first day of spring and it was beautiful!  Then, last night, we woke to the sound of rain again.  Here are some pictures I took in the yard yesterday.Spring...come back.....!

Middle-Aged Spread

Gerry and I went to bed early last night, still recovering from our extremely long road trip of last week.  He settled in with his Suduko book and I was looking forward to getting back to the book I had started the night before called Middle-Aged Spread: Moving to the Country at 50. I set my pillows