Posts Tagged: holidays

Missing the retail madness

There was a time I used to enjoy shopping. Particularly holiday shopping. This was long before I became a hermit. Even before the burgeoning online shopping phenomenon. Yet, today, as I see more and more holiday ads, I feel a little pang. Perhaps I am missing the retail madness. Way back when We haven’t dusted… Read more »

Bear with me

A few days ago, my publisher asked me for a few “fun facts” about myself for their social media campaign.  They wanted unique or amusing items that could be easily tweeted (which requires a brevity I find so challenging, I don’t even have a Twitter account). I offered up a few one-liners to them and… Read more »

Back in the saddle

The first new post of 2012 affords me my favorite pastime before delving into the meat of today’s rambling, namely examining words and phrases.  In a manner familiar to my regular blog readers (all eight of you), I begin the post with an entirely unrelated digression. So, the term “back in the saddle”.  I get… Read more »

A woman’s touch

And finally, the end of Shopping Week on the JMD blog.  A week of reminisces and ponderings on that which we all do every week (if not every day).  Thus, our final entry… Having just touched on the kickoff of the holiday buying season, it seems logical to tell tales of my own holiday shopping. … Read more »