Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bits and pieces

Our washing machine is misbehaving. The pump doesn’t work and a valve is leaking, so it fills up and dribbles on the floor if I’m not watching.  however, we (which means Himself) had the foresight to put a pan under … Continue reading

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Can’t complain

My foot kind of hurts. That’s not a complaint, it’s a fact. However, because my foot hurts, I went to a podiatrist, who poked at it with needles and squished it around and asked things like “Does this hurt” and … Continue reading

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I follow the letter of the law.

Lately…well, not so lately really, but lately I decided to DO something about it, I have had Foot Problems. Podiatrists making noises about ugly shoes and being sensible and why do women wear things like that on their feet it’sjustaskingfortroubledon’tberidiculous. … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Ever Simple part deux

So, there was the issue with the missing key for the locking lug bolt (details in the previous post). Himself put on his Bossman Alpha hat and called the dealership. He informed them that they would replace the locking bolts … Continue reading

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Nothing is ever simple around here.

What it all boils down to, really, is that I am a Precious Precious Princess With Expensive Tastes (PPPWET) (oh wow…that’s quite the acronym!). If I could be satisfied with something simple, like a nice Kia or perhaps a Chevrolet, … Continue reading

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Old habits

26-1/2 years ago, soon after the birth of our first child, I developed the habit of afternoon coffee and a chocolate. During their afternoon naps (which were NOT OPTIONAL), I would cozy up with a cup of coffee, in a … Continue reading

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About a year ago, at the tender age of 48, I decided to quit dressing like a teenager…well ok, like a Mom who was running a household of many, many people and had to get dressed in a hurry and … Continue reading

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