To blog or not to blog

Today is one of those days when I want to blog, but I'm not sure it's a good idea. I want to blog because I want to whine, complain, and rant. Those are usually not good reasons for blogging. But, since my fingers are moving so quickly, I will respect the urge to write. Read on at your own peril. It all started with the brave goal of standing on the scale this morning after a weekend of too many indulgences. Stunned by the number staring back at me, I went on a … [Read more...]

Marital persnickety-ness follow-up

I love the responses I get from all of you on my blog. My last story on "Marital Persnickety-ness" generated several interesting comments. One of my favorites was from my friend Sara, who I've always admired because she and her husband consistently work on strengthening their marriage. She said, "Just wait until your 40th anniversary and you have been empty nesters for years. All those little habits become more and more evident and yet our … [Read more...]

A few things you’ve gotta try

Bloggers love lists. So, I decided to join the list craze. Here are five things you gotta try: 1. Sara introduced me to this website this summer and my life has never been the same. Okay, that's an overstatement. But, saying it's my go-to place for great ideas is 100 percent right. Really. It's a lot more fun than Facebook because you can search for what interests you. Fair warning:  it is addictive. I told my niece about it and she called me one night and said her … [Read more...]