Category: Lifestyle

Durable Fabric

I’m pretty sure Charles Schultz and William Randolph Hearst would never sit down to dinner.  They would have a hard time agreeing on the table. Schultz was born nearly 60 years after Hearst, but their lifetimes did cross.  I don’t profess to be a scholar on either man, but it is my opinion they could…

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Custom Fit

This is an important video and an even more important issue. The idea that anyone’s babies would feel alone or harm themselves because of something that makes them who they are is heartbreaking. Enough is enough, let people be. If we all tended to our own garden instead of telling others what to do with…

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Silk

I did not know who Chet Baker was until yesterday.  I think I may have heard his name before, it is a unique name, but I couldn’t tell you who he was or what he did. I’m pretty sure every jazz fan, or anyone really acquainted with music for that matter, just hit the floor.…

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Overalls and Jimmy Choos

                The photograph on the left is Migrant Mother by Dorthea Lange.  It was taken in 1936. The photograph on the right is a publicity shot of Joan Crawford, also taken in 1936. One is a picture of a woman that looks like she works hard, she’s had…

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Sock Basket

No one wants to be alone. Life is just better when you travel with others. These are phrases often heard during dinner parties, touted by self help gurus and generally understood within our culture. In response, we pair up or find a group we have things in common with or get on facebook and reconnect…

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Cold Water with Like Colors

“What are the directions?” I asked my 7 year old daughter when she told me we needed to do a Book Mobile for her reading book Chocolate Fever. She replied that there were no instructions she was just supposed to put pictures and fun things from the book on paper and tape them to a…

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Express Wash

Patience is something I do not have… I am not a patient person and there has been some fallout. I am not a good cook. I cook everything on high and I rush putting the meal together because I do not have patience. My children look at me sometimes like I am a raving lunatic…

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Holy Sheets!

The washing machine is fixed. It occurred to me that I never let anyone know the washing machine is fixed. I am back in business! Why are people drawn to organized religion. I have never been an organized religion type of person. Whatever that means. The Church and the idea that someone else gets me…

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