The Appeal of Made in Vermont

I can still taste the creamy strawberry Ben & Jerry’s that tickled my tastebuds on a cold February afternoon. It wasn’t an ‘ice cream’ day, but then Ben & Jerry’s isn’t just ice cream. Known as a Vermont Original the quirky names and flavors have an appeal that make Hagen Daz seem pretentious. Vermont churns […]

Am I the Only One Still Awake on This Airplane?

Yep, I’m the only one awake on this plane not wearing a Lufthansa uniform. I’m lousy at sleeping on planes. It is frankly a weird feeling, but when out of boredom I raise the window shade I realize the upside. For the first time ever we are flying over the Great Sahara in daylight. Flying […]

In Which We Are Introduced  ‘Selfie’ was the word of the year in 2013,  so here I am last Spring in Italy.   I’m participating in The Daily Post’s Zero to Hero: 30 Days To A Better Blog Challenge ~ even though I can’t type that title without cringing. The tasks they assign will force me to access some […]

Alone Again Naturally All the big kids are gone. They hadda go back to school. I hate school days cuz there’s nobody to play with. There’s four of us and I”m the littlest one. This year Charlene goed to school. Now I have to wait all day for somebody to play with. When Momma comes to the […]


Some days you just can’t go on. Some days you have to give up and live to shop another day. One hot summer Saturday we got in the car to drive to Dallas and go shopping at the fabulous Galleria Mall. This was Dallas in the years of Dallas on TV. Big hair and shoulder […]

Mid-Life Madness #1

I’m following the suggestions from the Crack Team at WP Weekly Writing Challenge. I’m stepping outside my comfort zone. I’m pushing the envelope of my skill set. I’m expanding my boundaries. I decided to participate in this Daily Post Weekly Challenge and give visual expression to a series that’s been banging around in my head. […]

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