Category Archives: Oddities and Amusements

Finding the Pony

There are two kinds of people in this world: optimists and pessimists.  They sit on opposite sides of the table of life trying to convince one another who has the proper take on “reality”. Though most people delineate between the … Continue reading

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Adventures of the “Yalie Stalker”

My husband went to Yale University.  Having attended every reunion since we married in 1989, it is an amazing place.  Yes, the campus is wonderful in an old world ivy kind of way.  But it is the classmates I have … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Dress Up

“The thing that differentiates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize”. – Clairee Belcher in Steel Magnolias. (A total chick flick of unparalleled magnitude.) Over the years, I have accumulated a lot of costume jewelry, especially after my … Continue reading

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I Am NOT Making This Up!

About a month ago, we were invited to a very elegant wedding in Wilmington, North Carolina. Since we have dear friends in Raleigh, we decided to land there and visit with them before heading to the coast for all the … Continue reading

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