Tag Archives: Coping mechanisms

The Green Eyed Monster

Envy isn’t generally part of my sin- lexicon. There are plenty of other character flaws, but not that one, normally. Lots of relationship skills, a lovely house, long legs, well-traveled, highly educated, all those things I am not, they do … 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 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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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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Wedding Memories

My third son is getting married this weekend and it is stirring up a lot of memories, particularly of Himself and my marriage 28 years ago. #3 is feeling the stress. The DJ backed out, so #2 is working up … Continue reading

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Everything’s coming up roses!

No, really. All (however many, I haven’t counted, but there’s 4 more soaking pre-planting) of them. Blooming like gangbusters. It smells like roses and honeysuckle in the cool of the morning and during that last heat of the evening. Gosh … Continue reading

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