Novelty vs Routine

We are ready with some unusual cards and gifts to give away to everyone you love Some people are resistant to change. I, on the other hand, thrive on change. That’s one reason why I enjoyed being a high school English teacher. At Country Day, teachers were encouraged...

Housekeeping

I’m wearing some of our new big jeans today, and I even wore them to exercise class because they are so comfy! If you know my husband, Ron Davis, you know that he is wonderful. All my single friends want a clone of him. He is the person who stops and helps when...

Adulting is a Bitch

Last week I reported that I am innumerate. It’s like being illiterate only it’s about numbers. Numbers mean nothing to me. For example, I don’t know how far it is to Charlotte from Black Mountain or how far to the moon. I do know it’s farther to the moon, but not by...

Not Too Bright

Perfect tote to take to work, but only if your boss doesn’t speak French. My motto is ignorance is bliss. I prefer to keep my knowledge on a “need to know” basis, especially when it comes to my finances, and my attitude is always it’s better not to know too...

What’s Really Real?

Beautiful calendar by local artist Abacus Corvus I have become a grudging but frequent exerciser. I attend Anita Kurt’s wonderful three morning a week class for seniors, Kathryn Winship’s famous Pilates class on Tuesdays, and sometimes the Zumba class at the Y....

Holly F-ing Jolly

Ruth with Mr. and Mrs. Claus On December 1 at 4:30 and I was alone in the shop nervously waiting for the festivities to begin; for the good times to roll, for Holly Jolly to begin. In other words, for the shit to hit the fan. I know I sound like the Grinch. I feel...