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When I was a kid, my parents never went out on New Year’s Eve. Not once. They never had people over, either—it always was just the six of us. They’d let us kids stay up until midnight (if we could). We’d blow on noisemakers and feast on cocktail weenies in sweet-and-sour sauce, frozen hors d’oeuvres […]
A close family member found my blog the other day. It’s my own fault. I have a link in my email signature—since I’m such a publicity whore it seemed like an easy way to let people know about WtEB. In the two months that I’ve been blogging, I’ve scrupulously deleted that link in emails to […]
The night before I went back to Weight Watchers, S and I cooked together. Although I do the majority of the cooking around here (and he does all the dishes), when both our schedules permit, nothing makes me happier, or feel more married, than working in the kitchen with my husband. We’re in the midst […]
There are a lot of mirrors in a gym. Back when I was a workout fiend, spending at least an hour there six (often seven) days a week, I loved seeing my image reflected back at me a thousand different ways. A bit of a show-off, I’d wear leggings and a sports bra—why cover up […]
I’m embarrassed, I’m chagrined, and most of all I’m pissed off that our government has committed a whopping $35 million to SE Asia. This after been shamed by the international community for an initial pledge of only $15MM. $35 million is less than the annual budget of most small towns, I’d guess. Who are they […]