Accounting for: June

In June, our (grown-up) kid from Toronto came for a visit. Since it’s only an annual event, I took time off work and made a proper vacation of it. We made a plan to get everything done: Visit with extended

Accounting for: June

In June, our (grown-up) kid from Toronto came for a visit. Since it’s only an annual event, I took time off work and made a proper vacation of it. We made a plan to get everything done: Visit with extended

Wardrobe Update – Girly Tops Edition

It’s been two years since I halved my wardrobe. Of the items I’ve kept or bought since then, everything is functional and fits well. I have all the basics I need: all the work clothes, layering items, cold weather gear,

Wardrobe Update – Girly Tops Edition

It’s been two years since I halved my wardrobe. Of the items I’ve kept or bought since then, everything is functional and fits well. I have all the basics I need: all the work clothes, layering items, cold weather gear,

Accounting for: May

May, the month of first ice cream cones, dandelions, and the re-emergence of June bugs: eek! May had several perks – my family got together for a Mothers Day meal, we went out for Rom’s birthday, and we had an

Accounting for: May

May, the month of first ice cream cones, dandelions, and the re-emergence of June bugs: eek! May had several perks – my family got together for a Mothers Day meal, we went out for Rom’s birthday, and we had an

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Screen Time: The Real Deal

Recently I had an eye exam. When asked “How many hours a day do you spend on the computer?” I jokingly said “24.” The ophthalmologist looked genuinely concerned so I estimated 8. Still the concern! It gave me pause, though. I

Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Film Fandom

I could never name and count all the books I’ve ever read. But how about movies? With a wink to my readers under 35, here’s a brief history of my experiences with movies: As a child, I watched a handful

Accounting for: April

I spent half of this month with Falling Slowly playing over and over in my head after seeing a theatre production of Once. I could tell half the audience hadn’t seen the movie because they were stunned by the ending!

Accounting for: April

I spent half of this month with Falling Slowly playing over and over in my head after seeing a theatre production of Once. I could tell half the audience hadn’t seen the movie because they were stunned by the ending!

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am

The Just-for-Me Book Club: New Reviews

For the Just-for-Me Book Club, I solicited book recommendations from bloggers and commenters who visit here often. I had 24 books to look forward to – the following books are numbers 8, 9 and 10! First up, I read I Am