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Around the House a Union of Opposites Work

I am the type of person who closes a safety pin before tossing in a drawer; my husband is not. In his defense, he’s a leftie, so he fumbles with the thin metal clasp and, well, safety pins are somewhat passe.… ...

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It’s a Dog’s Life


Corollary good advice for me: sniff around extensively, gathering all the clues and facts, before digging in…

Hide bones everywhere ’cause you’ll never know when the snack imperative hits!

What advice appeals to you, Constant Reader? Do you have a dog?… ...

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The Benefits of a fitbit

Are you fit? Even a little bit, if not a lot?

Are you keeping the middle-age fat monster at bay? The bad animal who climbed, uninvited, into your cells to slow your metabolism? The fink!

If ever there was something to rage about age, this is it… I desire a return to my teenage metabolism.… ...

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Trivial Truths

Trivial truths. The Days of Our lives.

This is the story of Stashes and Hashes & Bashes and the already-conceived Mucho Cash.

Trivial truths.

That’s what life is about. Not espionage, insurgents and counter-insurgents, cyber crime, and such. Not on my street or yours or many others either.… ...

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The Opinions of the Husband

P1050176Legend has it that three days passed between when my mother’s father hung this trivet on the kitchen wall, next to the sink used multiple times each day, before my grandmother noticed it.

When my grandmother passed, this was my request from their household, my grandparents’ earthly goods in Greensburg, Indiana.… ...

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Peter the Pumpkin Eater

Peter the Pumpkin Eater

Peter the Pumpkin EaterHere we are in the calendar year, in the calorie-laden territory of pumpkin; my husband craves its pie.

He is Larry the Pumpkin Pie Eater. With a belly to match his taste buds, though it doesn’t get in the way of hugs, so we nevermind.… ...

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People Pie

Pi R SquareI like pie. You may, too…it’s just fruit. Oh, and a little flour and sugar, two of the deadly great whites. It’s a self-delusion to hide behind, to say that pie is just fruit. I can’t stand behind anything because my body’s plump.… ...

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I used to ski, but never naked

Recipe: Knock You Naked Brownies


Prep Time: 15 Minutes  |  Cook Time: 23 Minutes  |  Difficulty: Easy  |  Servings: 12


1 box (18.5 Ounce) German Chocolate Cake Mix

1 cup finely chopped Pecans

1/3 cup Evaporated Milk

1/2 cup Evaporated Milk (additional)

1/2 cup Butter, Melted

60 whole Caramels, Unwrapped

1/3 cup Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

1/4 cup Powdered Sugar… ...

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His eyes disappear when he smiles and he smiles a lot.  He is smart and crafty and as handsome as a god.  And, a god he is in my world.

My world is deep and wide because I am a gregarious soul. … ...

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