Higher Education is One Tricky Road to Maneuver

There are tons to worry about in this present economy, but as an educator I worry about (duh) education. My bias had always been that higher education is a necessity, ostensibly to prepare for the work force, yes, but really I think higher education allows young brains time and opportunity to continue to develop. An… More Higher Education is One Tricky Road to Maneuver


I wish… I had a best friend who would never let me down.


It’s such a nasty habit of mine to pile on more responsibilities and stuff than my sanity can handle.  Over the years, that habit has become a considerable vice to reckon with: I have more clothes and shoes than I can possibly wear (and yet I still go shopping). I have more books than I… More Simplifying

No DIY Queen Here

I am absolutely terrible at arts and crafts.  There’s no shame in admitting it:  I simply suck at creating anything having to do with fabric, glitter, sequins, card stock, paint, crayons, stamps, stickers, and so on.  You dig my point.  Anything I try to artisfy or craftsify invariably looks juvenile (as any friend who received a… More No DIY Queen Here

“Gnomeo and Juliet” Stole My Heart

Touchstone Studio’s take on the hackneyed Shakespeare tragedy, Gnomeo and Juliet, absolutely stole my heart.  It’s the most adorable version of Romeo and Juliet I’ve seen! Do you know a sucker for fun and love and happy endings?  Buy it for him/her this Christmas.  :)   My fave parts:  the brief American Beauty parody with Nanette… More “Gnomeo and Juliet” Stole My Heart