When I was a little girl, ants mesmerized me. While outside in the hot summer sun, I watched as they carried crumbs, leaves, and small twigs back to their coffee ground-like hills. I imagined the tunnels underneath like catacombs spread out under the crack in the sidewalk. Okay. We didn’t have cable. Flash forward about... Continue Reading →
Telltale Signs that You Need a Break…
This is my 101st post and it's already April. When the notification and the gold star accompanying my 100th popped up on my screen, I thought, “Wow! It seems like November was just yesterday. I have been writing since last May. I should go outside.” Blogging has become an integral part of my life and sometimes I... Continue Reading →
Nothing But the Sound of Crickets
Striking up a conversation with random people is something I love to do especially when running errands. It makes a boring trip to the store pleasurable. Sometimes I throw in a bit of humor to add levity to an otherwise mundane situation. I think it surprises some folks so much, it renders them dumbfounded. While... Continue Reading →
Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!
Do you remember the last time someone said to you, “Don’t tell anybody, but…” I would be willing to bet that if you were hooked up to a monitor, your heart rate increased along with your blood pressure. I bet that you leaned in a little and your voice got lower in pitch and you... Continue Reading →
My Top 10 Inexplicable Idiosyncrasies
Do you have some ridiculous habits that no matter how hard you try to break, you just can’t? You are not alone. My idiosyncrasies are inexplicable. Since my list is long and time is short, I have listed my top ten. They are in no particular order. #1. Saying “um, ah, or like,” as I... Continue Reading →
How Patsy Ramsey Ruined My Life!
It all started when I decided to attend the Historic Boulder Homes for the Holidays Tour. Up until then, my required holiday decorations consisted of one fresh poinsettia and one Christmas tree. Little did I know that purchasing a ticket in 1994 to support Historic Boulder would ruin my life forever. The tour included several homes located on “The... Continue Reading →
Just Put Your Lips Together and Blow! Please…
There is a memory that resonates from my childhood. It is a sound so delightful in its simplicity and one that I personally strived for hours to produce. It is a magical sound that could turn heads with its type of call. This sound could trigger a reaction instantaneously. It is precariously on the edge... Continue Reading →