Monthly Archives: February 2012

Snow Doubt the Lightning Glider is a Keeper

There’s no doubt that Winter downsized itself this year into a wimpy, unworthy season causing many unhappy snow bunnies.  I always say that I am one of ten people in Midlothian who like winter better than summer.  Everyone else loves … Continue reading

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Gossip Girl

Remember the game “Secret Whispers” or “Gossip” that we played as children?  We sat in a circle and whispered something into the ear of the person sitting beside us, and she/he repeated the process with the next seated friend, and … Continue reading

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Ode on a Depletion of Urns

Over the weekend, we bought a beautiful bunch of Virginia-grown, forced tulips which were inexpensive and worth every penny for the joy they deliver.  Upon returning home, we began the search for a container in which to put the flowers, … Continue reading

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Boom Boom Boomerang

One of the reasons why downsizing is difficult at our very middle age is the dependent child.  He is not quite ready to be completely independent since he is in law school and not employed. I was married at his … Continue reading

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Crazy about Quasar. Wave Good-Bye!

On Saturday, we said good-bye to our best appliance ever.  On January 4, 1986 at Friedmans in South Square Mall in Durham, North Carolina, we purchased our first microwave, the Quasar MQ7785YW with Insta-Matic and Variable Power.  It still works … Continue reading

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Dreading Search for New Dentist

When I was in Chicago a week ago, I kept looking at dental offices around Roscoe Village and the Belmont corridor. There are probably ten different offices within easy walking distance of our condo. Today when I was driving home from … Continue reading

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And so it begins …

Moving is never easy at any age. About a year ago, my husband and I purchased a 3 bedroom condominium in Chicago where he works. We have lived in Richmond, VA (actually Chesterfield County) for 22 years and are now … Continue reading

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