Why do girls want to miniaturize themselves?

This isn’t just girls, as in young girls, but really across the spectrum — old, young, big, small. It just seems like girls want to be tiny or worse, hide themselves. They hunch over slightly to hide their height. They pull their hands into their sleeves to hide their hands. They wear small flats and…

Mixing and Churning

Instead of having numerous blogs all around the place, I’ve combined them all into one. The various blogs I had are now categorized into the following (see sidebar): Philo and Me: a general catch-all of just about anything, including fun posts about Philo! Shedding Our Big City Ways: stuff about our cabin The Motorcycle Cafe:…

Ah … shopping

Don’t you just love shopping and getting new clothes? And to make it even more thrilling (?), I love getting new clothes when they’re on sale. 30% off, 40% off, 60% off … always makes me feel like I’ve gotten a really good deal. Of course … there is ALWAYS that one piece, that one…

Thank you, Inconsiderate Lady …

… for letting that door slam into my face while you went through it, even though I was a just a few steps behind you. This really is one of my pet peeves and something I just don’t understand. Is your life so very, very busy that you can’t spare a few seconds to hold…

Only her hairdresser knows for sure …

As I’m getting ready to go get my “hair done”, I’m recalling a conversation I had with a woman at my office a few weeks ago. She had a very cute hairband on, and I commented on it. She said “Yeah, I’m wearing that in hopes that it detracts from my gray roots!” Hmmm ……