Archive | June 2017

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pop-corn culture

Yay — let’s go to the movies! That’s something you don’t hear around our place very often during the spring or fall semesters, as B.’s teaching and grading schedule gets way out of control. But now that summer’s here, we couldn’t wait to get started. Maybe we should have waited just a bit longer. While […]

summer lovin’

It’s that time of year again. B. is done teaching for the semester and that means that he is home for the entire summer. The. Entire. Summer. ┬áNow, given that he works practically 24/7 during the semester, you’d think that I’d be thrilled to have him available for ten weeks or so. And I am. […]

spitting image

Dear Prius-Driving Privileged Prince: You don’t know me, but I’m the person in the car behind yours at the red light. The person who is as deserving of a clean environment as you are. The person who asks only that you attempt to use those good manners that I’m fairly sure a 27-ish guy would […]

page me

I can still remember the moment when, all of a sudden, written letters turned into words — and once I started reading, I never stopped. From Little Golden Books to big, best-selling novels, books have always been a constant for me — and the heroines within, constant company. It’s the “girls” I grew up with […]