Mercedes Brabus

Fantasy Christmas Wish List

We all have them, a list of things we wish we could have or do if money, time or restraining orders weren’t an issue (I have a serious clothes crush on Nicole Richie, which is why she is number 5 on my list)… 5.   I would totally love to […]

Multi~tasking at the Reference Desk

Day 25: My Day in Great Detail

Be prepared to be incredibly bored…. 06:15  Wake up 06:30  Drive the kids to the bus stop 06:35~07:00  Watch a variety of news programs; I start with Fox News, flip to CNN then land on The Daily Buzz (Fox bothers me because of the political and familial nepotism, CNN rocks […]

The Back Mountain

Day 24: Where I Live

Sometimes I tend to take for granted the beauty that surrounds me. I guess that’s what happens when you live in a place like the Back Mountain, you forget, and then something forces you to step back and remember. This post is making me remember the things that I love […]


Make~Up Free Monday Mingle: Week 2

Monday Mingle is hosted by Jennifer at Eighty MPH Mom.  Participation is easy: simply record yourself answering the questions, post it on your blog and then hit the link. This week’s questions: Where is your favorite romantic place to to with your spouse/partner? Freestyle!  Talk about whatever. Makeup Free Mondays […]

Facebook Status

Is Facebook Really Creepy Now?

This question was posed by Miss 17 while we were sitting at the bus stop this morning.  “Um, yeah, it is,” I said with Misses 13 and 15 chiming in their agreement.  Miss 17 continued, “I mean it used to just say ‘…. has commented on so~and~so’s post’, now it […]

Woman with Shopping Bags on Escalator

That’s Where You Left Me at the Top of the Escalator

I hear that sentence every time the kids and I pass the Wyoming Valley Mall.  And every time I hear it, I say “The statute of limitations has run out, let it go already.”  It’s been eleven years since that fateful day but she remembers it like it was yesterday…. […]