It’s been a while ….

Hi all ........ I've not been posting much (or at all!) for quite a while, as I've been trying to work on a few personal issues. Issue #1 - I've been 3 weeks sober.  I know I've gone thru this "give up the vodka" thing before, and I'm not saying this could be IT for …

OMG! SNOWMAGEDDON!

Well, probably not reeeeeallly, but people in Missouri tend to truly freak out when snow is a real possibility. I'm most likely in the 3-5" range, however I've also seen a report that up to 10 inches of snow will fall South of St. Louis proper.  I'm CERTAIN that schools are already gearing up for …

A Bit of Boho

I've really been getting into the Boho vibe lately and have taken steps to decorate, and dress, in a more bohemian way --- more color, comfort, homey, free, hippie-ish ... more ME. Anyway, yesterday I hit a new-to-me consignment shop in the STL area, Miriam Switching Post, and have to add this to my "most …

Project Seth

Hey, all......... With the recent suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, and in reading the excellent blog post today from Midlife Margaritas, I wanted to share a website. Project Seth was started by the parents of Seth Bartosik in 2014 after Seth's suicide at only 20 years old.  Both of my daughters knew him well, …

Living in Hell

St. Louis has been absolutely HELLA HOT these last few weeks .... holy balls, a person can't even go to the Walgreens a mile away without turning into a sweat puddle or, as in the gif above, a burning, flaming human-ish blob.  I have nice patio furniture that I can't use because ... yep, IT'S TOO …

FINAL baby blue jay update

Saturday morning I checked on the baby blue jay family, but they had all flown away.  They are now out there doing whatever "teenager" birds do --- eating and pooping mostly.  Anyway, I removed the nest from its spot in the privacy fence and .... added it to my collection of stuff.