A Guide to Converting a Tub to a Shower

My husband and I both renovated houses before we knew one another.  In fact, when we lived in Houston, we were both doing it at the same time, within 3 blocks of one another, without any knowledge of the other person.  We didn’t meet until years later, when he taught a Shakespeare class that IContinue reading “A Guide to Converting a Tub to a Shower”

Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding

Long ago and far away, I worked as a freelance wedding planner.  My specialty was economical weddings in dramatic settings, such as beach weddings, foreign destination weddings and weddings in authentic Texas locations.  I once planned an elegant wedding in an old Austin Texas  barn, attended by some famous C&W musicians.   As they invited meContinue reading “Boutonniere Inspirations for a Wedding”

Protected: TRUMP: Pushing Democrates Toward A Solid Win

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Happy Leap Day…well, I think…

On this, the last day of February, I recall how I used to pity those poor kids who could only celebrate their birthdays on the actual date, every couple of years.  I felt uncomfortable about the ambiguous nature of the leap year birthday. I mean, those poor kids had to hesitate and figure out anContinue reading “Happy Leap Day…well, I think…”

The Writing Life

The Mills Brothers  released their hit  “Too Many Irons in the Fire” in 1946.  70 years later, this song could be designated my theme song. Yet, how many irons are too many?  I suppose that much is subjective. I live a multi-faceted existence and always seem to have a lot of irons in the fire. Continue reading “The Writing Life”