I can’t believe I’m about to blog my diet story, but since I’m going at it again for a second time and have had a number of people ask me for details, I might as well.Long story short, two years after having Inch, I was still carrying an extra 20lbs. DH and I took the … Continue reading Not So Deep Stuff (Carbs)
Had to replace our washer today. I wasn’t too happy about it since our dead Kenmore was only 7 years old. That, and I simply don’t enjoy the prudence of researching and haggling as much as I once did. Consumer Reports isn’t so helpful now that models change out more frequently than they make their … Continue reading Crash Course on Washers
O.K. I don't care how many times I've seen this one, I crack up every time I read it!1. At lunch time, sit In your parked car with sunglasses on and point a hair dryer at passing cars. See if they slow down.2. Page yourself over the intercom. Don't disguise your voice!3. Every time someone … Continue reading Ways To Maintain A Healthy Level Of Insanity
My pics don't do them justice, but I'd swear the fall colors this year are the most vibrant I've ever seen!http://picasaweb.google.com/s/c/bin/slideshow.swf
I've had this hanging on my desk forever. Time to file it away (electronically). Enjoy!Hugh Gallagher's 'College Essay'It seems that Hugh Gallagher wrote this for a national writing contest, and that an Urban Legend has since arisen that he wrote it as an actual application essay. 18 June 1998, update. Hugh Gallagher emailed me(!), and … Continue reading Clearing Out Clutter
...a smoked ham is not necessarily cooked. And, as I found out after peeling back the price tag, some hams are actually labeled “Ready to Cook” instead of "Ready to Eat." These are good things to know before one cuts into a ham and mixes it into a nearly-complete pasta dish.
Last week, I happened to catch in the Observer that Shelby Lynne was coming to town. She’s one of my all-time favorite female vocalists and I jumped at the chance to go see her. Though once considered more of a country artist, she’s never really fit that mold. More than country, more than soul, she … Continue reading Ladies Night Out