NaBloPoMo – so-so successful

  Not to be confused with SO SO Successful!!! It was more of a luke warm, or so-so, run at it. The original plan was to write daily for the month-long blog challenge.   I tried to write daily, and for the most part, I did that. Here, I wrote 24 days/posts. At the Lifelong Learning blog,…

She Said Yes to the Dress!

The Mori Lee dress she THOUGHT she wanted Have you seen all the bridal shows lately?  Four Weddings? Bridezillas??  It’s overload, in my opinion. And it really pushes brides today into ideas (and budgets) that are out of their leagues. I watched a Say Yes to the Dress episode where the girl said her budget for the dress…

Grandma’s Car

This is my mom and her friends in her 1st car. It was 1948 and she was home from college for the summer. She was so disappointed to learn her dad wouldn’t let her take it back to school with her – she was just to use it while she was home on Summer Break.…

Betwixt & Between

Betwixt and Between? Irresolute. Undecided. Torn. Willy Nilly. Waffling. (oh, I should NOT use that one!) Hot and Cold. Vacillating. Ambivalent. All these words can describe my relationship with what food path to take.  I seem to blow in all different directions when it comes down to a dietary plan.  I get to a point…

Pomegranates!

I guess that’s really false advertising. There weren’t Pomegranate[s], plural. There was one. And I watered it and watched it for months. I purchased the miniature pomegranate tree from the Natural Gardener in south Austin last spring. It had little flowers about to bloom. I watched the blooms open up with such hope! The fragrance…

For the Love of Small Storms

Today started out overcast, with the sun peeking in and out.  It was hot and muggy. A typical Austin August day.  We got all inspired about picture taking, after Ari came over and did Katie’s official HeadShots for Los Angeles. So here are a couple of pictures we took on our own. Aren’t they beautiful?…