Monthly Archives: June 2008

Happy Anniversary to us!

June 30, 1979 Just married and just lucky. Really lucky. Advertisements

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life-altering

We were babies, only 21 and 23, and we married each other in Chico’s Bidwell Park. It was a real wedding, with a real minister and real family and friends, real music and prayer and real Sierra Nevada beer (5 … Continue reading

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sounds to de-stress by

I’ve had a long, stressful week. There are several markers that let us know we’re working too much. Running out of dogfood, coffee and clean undies. We hit all three this week. I handled it without overeating and without any … Continue reading

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wordinista goes yiddish

The word for the day is verklempt. I don’t necessarily feel this way (ok, maybe a little), but it showed up for me three times this week, so I feel compelled to recognize it and give it a home in … Continue reading

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other good stuff to learn when you’re 50

the differences between giving in, giving up, and compromise. it’s 4:30 am. considering compromise. ps. i compromised. kind of. but i was right. will try not to gloat.

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What I know at 50

Not much. When I do the midlife assessment of what I don’t know, it’s a pretty long list. Along the way of becoming a grownup, I skipped a few key lessons. Like where all of my money lives. How to … Continue reading

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My Peculiar Aristocratic Title

Contrary to popular opinion, it’s not true that I waste time here in the Land of Blog. I do meaningful meandering and wandering. And once in a while I find useful information. Like a web site that assigns “Your Peculiar … Continue reading

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