"I blame the internet!"

My head whipped around so quickly I thought for sure I had sprained something. This comment was uttered by my son as we witnessed a mild case of road rage while driving to Lowe’s to pick up some paint. “How do you figure?” I asked him, not expecting the well-thought […]

I’m Getting Physical

Ok, really, I’m not trying to bring back the leg warmers but I am trying to move this thang (come on, you know you totally jammed to this back in the day). I have gained about eight pounds since I left my job almost a month ago. Yeah, I know, […]

I’m Making a Delicious Change

Since I ended my job, I noticed that I’ve become a lot more sluggish and that I drink a lot less water and much more soda. So I was thrilled when I came across this challenge at Cutie Booty Cakes. Experts agree that people should drink at least 8 glasses […]

Looking in the Mirror

There’s been a pretty significant time lapse between my last post and this one, soI know you’re wondering what I’ve been doing? Or, at least, I’m hoping *someone* out there wonders. Smile. Kinda. Well, I’ve been going through a period of self discovery. I needed to separate myself from my […]

Please Help the Louisville Free Public Library

Last night, I followed the tweets and pics of my friend, Greg Schwartz, as he described the destruction that had befallen his library due to heavy rains. Damages are estimated at roughly $1 million for books, servers, computers, etc. We all know the importance of libraries to the communities they serve […]

Establishing Roots

When my children entered school and started making friends, I swore that I would never move them because I wanted them to have something that I never had – roots. I grew up a military brat, my father was in the Army and my stepfather was in the Air Force. […]

Slippery Slopes

My biggest fear about being between jobs is that I’ll become lonely and fall into a pattern of sweatpants and ponytails. Now, before SAHMs the world over start yelling at me, let me explain… For a little over five years I was a full time student who did not work […]

And So It Begins

Yesterday was my last day at my job as the University Archivist/Reference Librarian at Misericordia University. I had worked there for just over a year and had developed many wonderful relationships with students, faculty, staff and community members. I resigned my position to to follow my husband as he explored […]

On the Table

My husband did not marry me for my cooking skills, ’cause when we first got married I couldn’t cook. No, you don’t understand, I lived in my apartment for six months before I even bothered to turn on the stove. I lived down the street from Popeyes and I had […]