Tag Archives: Shopping

Holy Bat Guano!

When I got a text while shopping at the Bead & Button show in Milwaukee from my husband, I expected something to the effect of… Do you really need to buy that?  Not:  The bat was rabid.  Of course, I … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Impact | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Please Pass The Pheromone Collar…

The morning I woke up in bliss. As I tumbled out of my beautiful dream about pastel flowers and tweeting birds, Blue-Blue purred and nestled in my arms. Then I opened my eyes to find my nose pressed against his … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Impact | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

The Final Results of How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part IV

Our garage sale Saturday wasn’t my first time to the rodeo, but there’s always room for a new trick. Two hours before we officially opened, a woman with bright yellow uncombed hair spilling over her Harry Potter glasses appeared and … Continue reading

Posted in Unchained Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part III

With two days left before our garage sale, my husband and I were tripping over boxes of cookbooks and the collection of sun faces I’d decided to purge.  The man who wanted me to get rid of anything and everything balked … Continue reading

Posted in Unchained Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

How To Prepare For A Garage Sale Without Losing Your Mind Or Your Husband: Part I.

Before I was married, my annual garage sale was a social event.   On Friday night, I’d invite friends, relatives, and neighbors to a preview party, supply a ten foot sub-sandwich and libations, award door prizes (one year it was my … Continue reading

Posted in Unchained Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Tuesday

My husband can smell wind in the air two days away.  He can tell you if it’s a northerly or southerly route and how many mph it will be.  He can tell you hour by hour the exact time it … Continue reading

Posted in Motivation, Unchained Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“We Interrupt Your Day to Bring You Bagworms, Lots and Lots of Bagworms.”

I’d known him back when.  Back when I wore snappy little suits with matching heels and lipstick.  Back when I applied mascara and eye-shadow.  Back when I fiddled with my long blonde hair until it was perfect. Yes, I knew … Continue reading

Posted in Motivation, Unchained Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments