Musings

Pluses and Pitfalls of Online Shopping (or Caveat Online Emptor!)

Happy day, dear reader! On the radio recently, there was a fascinating discussion about shopping malls in America, and the changes they are making to survive in our ever increasing culture of online shopping. One economist predicted that in the next five years, a quarter of the malls in this country will go under. I… Continue reading Pluses and Pitfalls of Online Shopping (or Caveat Online Emptor!)

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What Do You Do?

Happy day, dear reader! I ran across this little beauty questionnaire out in the blogosphere, and was tagged by a friend (?) to share. Here goes! The good, the bad, and the potentially embarrassing... 1. Eyelash Curler – Yes or No? YES! Sadly, everyday. Even when I am not wearing mascara. Which is rare. I… Continue reading What Do You Do?

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Jean Jacket

Lovely day, dear reader! An ode... O, jean jacket, jean jacket, what would I do. Were I ever to find my poor self without you? No zippers, no snaps, nor embroidery needed. The old fashioned trucker is classic indeed(ed). Styles are fickle, when fashions turn tide, Others may leave you, and cast you aside. Your… Continue reading Jean Jacket

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Lesson Learned

Happy day, dear reader! I hope your day has been full of only pleasant surprises! Over the weekend, I had an unpleasant surprise of my own doing. Sometimes we make planning mistakes. Even when we (think) we know ourselves, we don't always remember our quirks... In my case: Especially when it's been more than six… Continue reading Lesson Learned

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Random Thoughts on Inventory

I have always been an inventory taker and list maker; it is just part of my personality. I remember sitting up in the branches of the willow tree in our front yard (I spend countless childhood hours up there.) thinking about what toys I would take if my family had to move and all I… Continue reading Random Thoughts on Inventory