Category Archives: General Fun

The “South Pacific Shower Effect” and TV Commercials

I probably don’t mentally process TV commercials in the way advertisers intend. And for this I blame a story my mother told me about Rogers & Hammerstein’s musical, South Pacific, which debuted on Broadway in 1949. In the musical, one of … Continue reading

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My handmade Christmas tree skirt. OR When did I get so domesticated?

This year, my sister and I both gave in and got our own Christmas trees at our respective apartments. I helped her set hers up and decorate it when I was there just before the Thanksgiving holiday. Being the first … Continue reading

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7 Things About Me (aka Chain Letters Still Exist)

Just before the holidays, the lovely Brigid from Live, Breathe, Huzzah! tagged me in the newest form of “chain letters” where you share 7 things about yourself and have others do the same. Thankfully, this form of chain letter is … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday: Welcome to crazytown.

 I’m getting antsy.  Not the “Oh, I should really do something this evening antsy” – – but more like the “Ohmigawd, I really want to lace up the trainers right now but I can’t so I’ll surf the web” kind … Continue reading

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Hello, September: 5 Reasons I Love the Fall

Labor Day is upon us.  The wonderous three-day weekend that brings with it the end of summer.  And while I do love summer, fall is my favorite time of year.  Fall in Washington, DC brings: Cool, brisk weather.  I love … Continue reading

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Remember when…

I’m likely going to date myself here, but nostalgia has smacked me right in the face today; sneaking up on me like a small child all innocent and then WHAMMO.  I was getting ready for work and flipped on the tv (which never … Continue reading

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Things that make me laugh

I’m a fairly happy person – always making jokes and laughing with my friends.  Today, Carly sent me the most awesome link of one of our favorite people, Mr. Anderson Cooper, losing it on camera and giggling at the puns in the copy … Continue reading

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