A Gloomy Little Kitchen Tale.

So, 2017 is shaping up to be the year Lanie learns to deal with disappointment. First, the human equivalent of a malevolent toe fungus took up the highest office in our country. Then, and maybe more devastatingly, our home appraisal came in so unexpectedly low that... Read more...'

Startin’ it.

Oh, you are going to be so jealous. Several of my friends and I were at our annual Christmas dinner, this past December, when we started to complain about all the shit we never get done. If only we had some sparkĀ that would magically ignite our enthusiasm for home... Read more...'

Plumbing the Depths.

Let me tell you what’s going on at my house right now: A seemingly routine call to a plumber led to a second appointment and the addition of two more plumbers. They showed up a bit ago in the giant truck. The “take no prisoners” truck. They have... Read more...'

It’s a Jungle Out There!

I spent my afternoon off weeding my husband’s gardens while he was at work. I think that means I no longer need to purchase him an anniversary present this year. I also drank his beer while I did it, which falls under the “spoils of war” category, I... Read more...'

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