Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Top 10 “Things I’m Thankful For”

Holiday appropriate blogging begins now. The Top 10 Things I’m Thankful For: 10.    I’m thankful that I live in a state where snow is not only foreign, it’s downright illegal!  9.     I’m thankful that I’ve maintained a consistent weight and size for most of my adult life, allowing me to make the same fashion statement… Read more »

A friendly game?

A few weeks ago, two of my tennis buddies and I were chewing the fat over this and that, as we do most days after playing.  By some random occurence, the conversatin shifted to poker, of which all three of us had some previous experience, with one of the three being part of a current… Read more »

No more mouths to feed

You wouldn’t have to be a detective in the class of the famed (and fictional) Sherlock Holmes to figure out I enjoy cooking.  There are literally dozens of clues strewn throughout the many posts in this blog.  I believe there might even be one entirely on cooking, which constitutes a bit more than a “clue”…. Read more »

Fly me to the Moon…

…since it doesn’t look like I’m flying anyplace else this holiday season! What has happened in the last year? Ever since my best friend and her family moved to Las Vegas eight years ago, I have flown out to spend Christmas with them.  There’s the annual breakfast and gift giving, of course, but there’s also… Read more »

Back to the future

At some point, all of us wonder what our future has in store for us.  More than likely, we think about this at multiple points across our lifespan and it’s interesting how those ponderings change as the years and experiences pile up. For example, when I was young, I imagined all sorts of exotic things… Read more »

Cleaned out is cleaned up

We’re back after a holiday-induced break.  Today’s topic wraps up the end of October nicely and brings us smack into the stretch run for the year. Today marks the first day the house is finally “clean” since my return from the Grand Road Trip.  I use the quote marks around clean because the nasty stuff… Read more »