Lessons Learned in Thrift Stores

Another successful Value Village trip on Saturday! That makes two in two weekends in a row. (Inspired by visits from our thrifty extended family!) I got this dress last weekend: Yesterday Peter found me a soft, comfortable 100% lambswool sweater. I have a couple of lovely wool sweaters that are actually men's sweaters because of… Continue reading Lessons Learned in Thrift Stores

How My Body Feels When I Have McDonalds For Dinner

While eating: Hey, that's great, you're feeding me! I've been telling you I'm hungry! 2 minutes after: I'm full. I feel happy. 10 minutes after: I don't feel so good. Maybe you ate too much. 20 minutes after: I feel terrible. Why would you do this to me! Sometime in the middle of the night:… Continue reading How My Body Feels When I Have McDonalds For Dinner

My deep dark secret…

Right now, I'm reading Michael Ondaatje's latest novel, "The Cat's Table". It's wonderful. I gulp it down like rich chocolate. Check this: "I needed to think backwards for a while. Thinking backwards I could remember the comfort of being curious and alone." Isn't that a wonderful description? Or this: "But he had a serenity that… Continue reading My deep dark secret…