Auntie Again

One of the absolute best parts of my life is being Auntie M to my brother’s two girls. No matter how terrible of a mood I am in seeing them just makes me focus on them, not on me or my troubles, and it is all so much better in an instant. I remember my…

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12 days and random thoughts

12 days until I am back in sunny Florida again. It never gets old really, I could go back every weekend, or stay there for months. This time of year I am tried and grumpy with New England weather. Even if it is not snowing, it is dark, dirty looking, and cold. DG was back…

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Day 1 Sanibel

First full day in Sanibel and I am finally fully relaxed. Getting her had me more tense than usual. I was not a fan of the tight quarters of Spirit Airlines, not was I a fan of the fact that they did not even give you water for free. So I landed, and although I…

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Every December I take a random day off for myself; to finish shopping, do some general errands, and well, really be lazy! I don’t usually make too much of a plan, I sleep in till i wake up on my own, wear my PJs until a better offer comes along. You get the picture. Today…

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The Tighter Side

11/25/2012 – One month until Christmas. I love the Christmas season. I already have my decorations up and next weekend up goes my tree. Something about little white lights make everything seem a little better, a little cozier, and a little nicer. I am 90% done with all my gift buying. Going to the mall,…

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My First TV

This weekend I bought my first TV. I have always had handle down televisions, and they have always worked fine. My last television belonged to my grandmother, and she has been passed for 5 years now and she had to have have it for at least 5 years. It was a giant picture tube TV.…

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Observations (in words) from Halloween

No one gives out nearly enough dark chocolate candy. Malted Milkballs have been, and alway will be gross. It’s like eating subpar chocolate on stale old bread. Ew. My favorite mainstream candy is rich dark chocolate and peanut butter, or on the more¬†luxiousious side,¬†Ferrero Rocher, or anything creamy and hazelnut. No matter what it is,…

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It’s All Blowing Away

6:18 PM and Hurricane Sandy is blowing through. It’s come, but not yet gone. In my neck of the woods it was wet, and it was windy, but only saw one tree down on my last walk. It was literally ripped up at the roots. I feel lucky because during last year’s storm and this…

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