I'm back from my first trip to New York City. I always think of salsa whenever I say the full name - excellent advertising, Pace! Anyway, NYC had never been on my list of places I wanted to visit, but DH2U had a business trip there, so I tagged along. I'll confess: This is my… Continue reading First Time, Big City
It has only been a few weeks since I switched from two posts a week down to one. I have already noticed a disturbing, highly unexpected, and completely counter-intuitive trend: It is much harder to write only one post a week! Okay, the moral of my difficulty of getting a post up on Mondays is… Continue reading But Why?
When I started this blog, 545 posts ago (holy cow!), I was seeking clarity. Trust me, I haven't had an epiphany that solved the mysteries of the universe or anything. If/when I do, I'll be sure to share. One thing, however, is becoming more and more clear - there isn't enough time in the day… Continue reading Priorities
After eight years in my condo, I am ready for my next great housing adventure: buying a home. To get to that end, DH2U and I have moved to temporary accommodations so we can get the condo ready for sale. Time is definitely money when paying a mortgage and rent. I had planned to spend… Continue reading Beginning a New Adventure
Many years ago, a friend’s boyfriend created an impromptu blind taste test of some wine. Everyone knew that I do not like the taste of alcohol – never have, probably never will – but I wanted to join in and be part of the group, so they let me. There were two glasses, both red… Continue reading Wasted on Me
In one of my web surfing journeys, I discovered an article about a controversial school assignment that I wish I had been assigned back in the day. A school in Guernsey (a British island off the coast of France) asked its 12- and 13-year-old students to pretend that they had decided to convert to Islam… Continue reading Controversional Conversion Story