Dressing Up

  We got a spontaneous call during the week from Papa Bear to meet him for happy hour. Most establishments around here have happy hour from 3pm-6pm EVERY day; it’s summertime all year round in beach towns…truly! Happy hour for … Continue reading

California Dreaming

I love when friends dream in my nest. I catch their fleeting eyes or witness a soft smile…they’re comfortable I think to myself and it’s the best non-verbal compliment I can receive. It’s back to replenishing their half full glasses … Continue reading

Live a Colorful Life

Life can be beautiful, life can be hard. I choose a colorful one and it starts in my nest…every day I have the opportunity to make it better. How do I eventually triumph over these frequent relocations? The trick to … Continue reading

Keep Calm and Wear an Endearing Smile

A smile goes a long way, a very long way. Lately we have endured some inconveniences but fortunately the mistakes of others are accompanied by empathy, apologies and we-will-make-it-better attitude. You can’t feel perturbed by one’s considerable efforts to turn … Continue reading

Cry Me a River

It happens to the best of us and if it hasn’t happened to you yet…hooray for you and may you never have to go to great lengths to retrieve your photos or pertinent information that you mistakenly deleted with a … Continue reading

The Goods

“Do you get money for beating Bobby Flay?” my seven-year-old asks. I think you secure a little degree of prestige and a whole lot of valor that you are one of the very few that beat Bobby Flay and glee … Continue reading

Coaxed

It coaxed me from afar in midmotion. The not-so-short and stout with curved, skinny legs dresser rested in the store window for everyone to adore. “I’ll just take a look,” I thought as I rounded the corner to find a … Continue reading

Cool, Comfortable and not so Connected

Well we did it again, another move. This one was particularly ugly and messy, but surprisingly I didn’t lose my cool amidst the debacle. In a bizarre kind of way, I am comfortable even without the bed hardware (how do … Continue reading

Thank You Easter Bunny…

for family, friends, fine food    and…  fun!