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Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Falling of the wagon (or jumping)

I must sheepishly admit that it was a pretty indulgent weekend trip to Chicago, and despite my claims that there would be little shopping, there was lots of it! This … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

A New York state of mind…

Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire east coast affected by the super storm Sandy. Especially thinking of New Jersey as we have family there and are so relieved they … Continue reading

October 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Oldsters take on Chicago

Lots to look forward to this week as I head to my college reunion at Northwestern University. I don’t typically go in for reunions and that sort of thing, but … Continue reading

October 24, 2012 · 1 Comment

Life’s too short to…

diet (hence, my last few posts!) watch any of the “Real Housewives” shows hang out with friends you wouldn’t call or text if you needed help not demand respect doubt … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

So…we’re not dieting

Not that you thought we were.  But as we do every fall, as the temps drop outside, they warm up inside as I crank up the oven!  So last week … Continue reading

October 20, 2012 · 2 Comments

Keep the main thing the main thing

As I get older, I’m increasingly aware of the how many “grown up” people around me seem to survive life, rather than love it. It’s almost like  life is something to … Continue reading

October 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Full bellies, warm hearts

After the most heavenly summer (started early and ended late), fall has arrived in Minnesota.  Because of the beautiful summer-like weather and the busyness of the back-to-school season, I feel like … Continue reading

October 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

You rock. You know who you are.

Musical shout out to an unnamed friend (you know who you are) – you deserve this playlist. Now put it on your Spotify, crank it up, dance around your house, … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Month two of my giving challenge

It’s been a while, friends, but yeah, I’m still here. And yes, my challenge to get my spending in line with my values is still on! Happy to report that … Continue reading

October 4, 2012 · Leave a comment