What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?~ Aeschylus

I think I am not a very good hostess. I used to be, when the stakes were lower. You know–when all you needed was a fully stocked bar and a few things for guests to nibble upon. The real party was always brought by the guests and all the hostess …

Heat or sun stroke? What’s the difference

So this summer, my husband got sun poisoning by being out on the lake, having the boat break down (he was with friends whose boat it was) and forgetting sunblock. What is sun poisoning? He was sick for over a week, developed blisters all along his arms that sweated something …

"The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes–and ships–and sealing-wax– Of cabbages–and kings—~ Lewis Carroll

I can’t believe I’m putting this picture on the intarwebz considering how much of a freak out thing I have about seeing unsolicited feet, but… I bought some  bespoke shoes after years of looking at shoes/boots like these at various faires as a playtron and participant and after purchasing some …

It’s not late, but I’m tired

and I have another migraine. I’m just here to say, I posted. And I’m always happy to write about my kidlet. Here is a recent pic from Bean’s GT class. When other kids got shy, she volunteered to speak first. She tells me she doesn’t even get nervous before she …

The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page. ~St. Augustine

DECEMBER 22 – TRAVEL December 22 – Travel How did you travel in 2010? How and/or where would you like to travel next year? (Author: Tara Hunt)   I got out  and got some last minute shopping done –actually got out and went shopping. It was only a 45 minute …