Category: homelife

Busying Tidying Up

A few weeks ago, I bought a copy of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing” by Japanese home organizer Marie Kondo. I’ve been working on cleaning things...

Retail Therapy: It’s What’s For Dinner!

The last few months of my life have been stressful, and to cope with it, I’ve been doing a lot of retail therapy. Unlike a lot of people, I usually do it at the grocery store.

In years past, my cabinets were bare with hints of tumbleweed. The shelves were empty. I never went to the grocery store. I joked with my college roommates that I ought to buy some plastic play food so that the kitchen shelves didn’t look so empty!

Last Week Was Intense

I don’t know about you, but last week was very, very intense for me, even though it was a short week. Our dog, Mr. Spanky, turned out not to have had a bad tooth,...

Mr. Spanky And The Very Bad Teeth

Over the last few weeks, my dog Mr. Spanky has had a swelling under his left eye that has gotten worse and worse. Before Easter Spanky was seen by my regular Veterinarian–who wasn’t sure...