Monthly Archives: July 2012


For the past three and a half weeks I have been trying to regain some semblance of normalcy.  Trying to get back to business as usual even though things for me will never be normal again.  Blogging has felt forced.  And I’ve felt guilty when I go days without posting.  As much as I need […]


I was 34 when my son was born and turned 35 two months later.  I was 38 when my daughter was born and turned 39 just one month later.  I’m always amazed and slightly confused when I hear former classmates referring to their GRANDCHILDREN on Facebook and they are the same age as my daughter.  […]


I’ve been online searching around for some fonts for my cover design for the children’s book that I illustrated. I’ve found some really cool ones: I really like the open face font. . .but I’m not sure I like the fact that it’s all caps.  I’m still re-working the cover but here is a snippet: […]


I had a meeting with two good friends on Friday night to discuss the website collaboration that we are working on and it feels really good to dive back into the project. It almost seems as if the past two weeks since my mom passed away was a dream.  But as I am in the […]

Just Beachy

This post comes with a disclaimer:  I am not a fashionista or fashion aficionado or even what I would consider a fashionable person.  However I know what I like and what I don’t like when it comes to shoes and clothing. Having said that. . .I’ve been looking around for some cute beachy things for […]

Just Because

Anyone who knows me. . . knows I have a Jones for 80’s music. . .place the needle on the record (or just click play) and enjoy! Only 80’s from fassbender on 8tracks. MzM


Thursday I took the kids to the circus and we had a really good time. . .well, if I’m being honest it didn’t start off that way.   We arrived about 90 minutes early to take advantage of the pre-show festivities, which included seeing the animals and meeting the clowns. Turns out baby girl is afraid […]