GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, SOLD!

GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, SOLD!

 “One dollar bid, now two, now two, will ‘ya give me two? Two-dollar bid, now three, now three, will ‘ya give me three?” Apparently, this is common language if you are a regular auction goer, but I do not fall in this category. I am fascinated by the...
THE UNDERDOG WINS!

THE UNDERDOG WINS!

January, February, Basketball, April…if you are a sports enthusiast, you probably know what this is in reference to: March Madness.  That special time of year somehow makes the dreary month of March in the Northeast come to life.  Millions can’t wait until...
caught with my hand in the cookie jar

caught with my hand in the cookie jar

Seven months pregnant.  A four-year-old and almost two-year-old busily making a fort using every pillow and blanket in the house.  The family room coffee table balanced the queen-sized duvet off my bed.  My big belly was enveloped inside each draping of...
the tattered snap

the tattered snap

I grew up having an Advent Calendar.  It was a handmade wall hanging with a green gingham Christmas tree carefully crafted with hand sewn snaps.  The tiny red felt pockets below the tree held the precious ornaments that would soon adorn it.  On the back...
mini yet mighty

mini yet mighty

I’ve always been fascinated by hummingbirds. They visit flowers and quickly move onto the next, often flying away and returning later to discover where more nectar is hiding.  These mini creatures suck from 1,500 flowers and eat approximately 700 insects each day. ...