Monthly Archives: August 2010

At Tomorrow’s Party, Minehead England 2009

The fabulous Mr. B and I took a mini…somewhat delayed…whirlwind kind of honeymoon vacation in May 2009. You see, we were married in 1993 but we never took a honeymoon or trip because I had to take a microbiology final … Continue reading

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Moving Weekend

What a relief! Son number 1 graduated from UMASS two years ago. That is 2 years free of shopping, sorting, packing, driving, waiting for elevators, unpacking and final words of wisdom. This weekend is traditionally known as MOVING WEEKEND. Parents … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia a la RV! Vacation 2009

It’s a dreary day, the third in a row which is a first for this summer. To add to the dismal gray fog and mist, my beloved is half the world away in Japan. A business trip, his first to … Continue reading

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Welcome to my Twilight Zone

My life often runs in a series of odd themes that repeat a common but strange motif several times and then never happens again. I have several theories for these strange patterns. First Theory (obvious): I’m paying closer attention to … Continue reading

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Folding Bicycles–Cool or Not?

Is there really enough time left in my life to praise the wonderfulness of the bicycle? Sometimes I think not…hence more posts about them. For those who think I’m indiscriminating about all bicycles, let me illuminate: I do think they’re … Continue reading

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Dr. Laura is One Very Rude Woman. Let’s Hope We’re Not Too Hypersensitive About That!

Having the right to say something doesn’t mean you should say it (eleven times). Continue reading

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Morning Garbage Men

It’s garbage and recycle day so the morning started very early. I first heard someone pushing a grocery cart around two a.m., rifling through the recycle bins for bottles and cans. It was a surreptitious sound, he was slow and … Continue reading

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The Red Bicycle Fleet

My husband is a lucky man. A very, very lucky man. He’s lucky I don’t have an obsession with high-end sports cars or mink coats or fine art. We’d be bankrupt and homeless if I did because every time the … Continue reading

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Holy Flying Rodent! It’s a Bat Update!

My television obsession ended abruptly on the final night of Shark Week. I actually didn’t get a chance to watch the last episodes although I had every intention of hunkering down for a good 3 hours. My plans fell awry … Continue reading

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What the heck happened?

Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh!!!! My beloved blog is different! This is awful! What happened? How did I land in this nightmare?? Everything is different, everything. It is like I’m wandering around what was a very familiar room in the pitch dark but someone … Continue reading

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