Do you have a bike? And if so, do you love it or hate it?

My mom was so excited to get an actual hand-written letter yesterday from a blogging friend. I'm not sure what impressed me more, the fact that she has made a good friend in a "complete stranger" or the fact that some people still write hand-written letters? I put "complete stranger" in quotation marks because I … Continue reading Do you have a bike? And if so, do you love it or hate it?

When You Got It, You Got It

Tuesday was the first time The Tortoise and I went to the gym to do more than lay poolside with a good book. I have always been the Queen of Cardio. My favorite apparatus at the gym is typically an elliptical, although the stair-stepper comes a close second. It has been a couple of years … Continue reading When You Got It, You Got It

Careless Consummation

Last weekend was the first time in ten years DW and I vacationed without children. Since I was a single mom when we met, and we have no family living near us, it has never been just the two of us, except for our honeymoon. (Once we shipped both kids to my parents for a … Continue reading Careless Consummation

First Dates

This week's memoir writing prompt by The Red Dress Club, asked us to fill in the blanks: The first time I ______________-ed after ____________________-ing. The word limit was 300. Man, he's cute and looking at me. Did I shave? My pits, definitely, but I don't think I shaved past my knees. At least I don't … Continue reading First Dates

When to use your words

The Hare and I took Luna for a walk yesterday afternoon. It was a great opportunity to have some mother/daughter girl time. The Hare likes to tell personal, well-thought out jokes she has created. She also likes to fill me in on all the happenings of her "students" at her pretend school (in her bedroom). … Continue reading When to use your words