Category Archives: Quirky Musings

Dust Bunnies

Dust Bunnies

It has been quite the saga around here. The whole process of buying/selling a house was incredibly stressful, but we’re here! We’re barely here, but at least I’m not worried about the sale falling through. Now I just have to worry about this:   and this: and… OK, I could go on, but I’ll spare… [more]

Pushing Past the Creative Wall

Pushing Past the Creative Wall

The screen is blank. I’m staring at it, typing a few words, and erasing them again. It’s sort of like writer’s block, but it’s really Me block. In the rush of daily life, I’ve lost touch with myself. It happens every so often, when I have too much going on, or when I don’t get… [more]

The Open Floor Plan is an Extrovert Conspiracy

The Open Floor Plan is an Extrovert Conspiracy

We’ve been house hunting. Actually, we have an offer in on a house, so I guess we’re further along than that. But this is about something else: the open floor plan. It is oh-so-trendy right now in real estate listings, at least here in Massachusetts, to brag about the “open floor plan.” The idea is… [more]

Screw You, Jeans Police

I’m on a rant today. For some reason, there’s a trend in the female corners of the blogosphere to write entire posts complaining about the jeans other people wear. So I’m just going to say it. Go to hell, Jeans Police. I’m not sure why you’re looking at my butt and worrying about whether my… [more]

Blogging: The Path to Jaded and the Journey Back

Earlier this week, I had the immense pleasure of video-chatting with friend, and fellow blogger Melissa Chapman (she is hilarious, by the way… check out her blog Married My Sugar Daddy). We got to talking blogging, events, and brands when Melissa paused and said, "You know, I’m just so…" She didn’t need to finish the… [more]

#26Acts of Kindness

I have put off writing about the Newtown, CT tragedy this week. I haven’t been able to put my feelings and thoughts into words. When I heard about the #26Acts of Kindness movement, I wasn’t sure. The idea is to do an act of kindness for each of the Sandy Hook children and faculty who… [more]

Be Part of the Solution

This has been a challenging year for so many reasons and I’ve had something on my mind for awhile. I know that sharing this isn’t going to win me any popularity contests, as there are going to be people who will take it personally. Sometimes you just have to walk the talk and it’s something… [more]

Giving Thanks for Something Different

Giving Thanks for Something Different

I hadn’t planned on a Thanksgiving post this year. I didn’t want to write about how thankful I am for family, friends, health, and happiness, although I am. I am thankful every day, so I feel a bit silly waxing poetic about it on here one day a year. On Tuesday, though, I realized I… [more]