• Random Thoughts

    Good morning! It’s rainy, dreary and all around blech here in Philly – what a great day to go back to work after a long weekend. It’s too much of a meh day to make connected, coherent paragraphs, so here are my random, jumbled shares for this bleakish a.m.: PenPals and Swapping.  When we moved […]

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  • Yearly Make-Over

    Every year, I do a little blog makeover, and every year, I think that this new container is going to miraculously make me a better, more consistent blogger. Every year, I’m wrong.  But, the blog feels fresher, and remains an ever patiently waiting home for my stories. January and February were honestly pretty crappy around here […]

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  • Ten on Tuesday, or a Few Of My Favorite Things

    In an effort to keep to some semblance of a blogging schedule, I thought I’d do some regular features.  Most bloggers publish their link love on Friday, but I think Tuesday’s a good, slow day for some linkage time sink. So, here’s what I’m loving today: This trailer.  “Chewie, we’re home!” Chills. So excited. This […]

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  • Blogging the Ugly

    Today’s theme over at A Playful Day’s Love Your Blog Challenge is “ugly.”  Hurrah!  Hurrah for the ugly!  I really mean it. Let’s face it. Life isn’t always pretty. And when you weigh pretty v. ugly on a daily basis, you probably get something in between. Life looks a little less Monet and a little more messy […]

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  • The Three R’s of Blog Rehab

    So, as promised yesterday (and part of my recommitment to the ol’ blog is trying to live up to promises!), here’s a look at my blog rehab process, or my blog makeover, blogover, if you will.  I’ve broken it down into three R’s (my woeful attempt at being clickbate-able – it’s the last time, I […]

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  • A Recommitment Ceremony – I {Heart} My Blog

    A another blog challenge, another . . . failure?  Honestly, I’ve never successfully completed a blog challenge.  For the most part, thirty days of this, thirty days of that – has always amounted to two weeks of this,  a few days of that.  But, this challenge is different – this creative challenge isn’t an “I […]

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