If J. Crew Sold My White Cane

Note: October 15th marks White Cane Safety Day. Celebrate in style with one of my favorite posts.   CLASSIC WHITE CANE The little black dress of mobility, it goes everywhere and anywhere you do, a true traffic stopper. Sleek, lightweight. Folds down to fit neatly in your favorite leather handbag. Reflective tape enhances the profile….

Recipe for a Summer Family Vacation {Vintage Post}

Summer Family Vacation Serves 12 INGREDIENTS 1 Beach House in a desirable location proven to delight. 12 Family Members, mixed ages. 6 Parking Spots, off-street. Foodstuffs, preferably ones with high sugar, fat, and salt content. Coffee, caffeinated. Alcohol, all varieties in season. Assorted Umbrellas, Beach Chairs, Towels, Coolers, Sunscreen, Aloe, Flip-flops, Sunglasses, Puzzles, Movies, Music,…

Gratitude Journal: Trackies

Last year it was time to say goodbye. The heather gray bottoms, my favorite loungewear, featured the perfect mix of fit to flare. Purchased on discount from my job at the mall they had seen me through the hard times. College hangovers and surgery recoveries to apartment sick days to household chores. Sure, the length…

It’s a Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

They look gorgeous. They smell lovely. But I’m not fooled. Those vibrant, blooming flowers contain little buckets of pollen time-bombs. If I get too close to the yellow dust, eventually itchy watery eyes team up with my usual light sensitivity. Delightful. Allergy meds crowd the shelves at the pharmacy, but there’s a catch. When you…

Without a Second Glance

It happened before in this neighborhood and it will happen again. It still surprises me. This time of year the hardest decision before an early walkie is which jacket to wear. The daffodils showed their bright yellow faces last week, perhaps the last frost is behind us. The long parka stays in the closet. I…