The Gift of Fear Book Review

The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker has been given to me by well-meaning friends more than once, but I finally sat down to read it this month. This is not an easy book to read– at several points, I had to… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as The Gift of Fear Book […]

Weight Loss Progress

In case anyone was wondering, last year I lost 15 lbs. and 4 inches off my waist. It’s only half of the waist loss I was aiming for (I wanted 8 inches), but it’s 1 size down in jeans, and it’s more than 5% of my starting total weight. Weight Watchers changed their plan about […]

Online Tools for Losing Weight

So, you want to lose weight. You’re thinking about joining a gym and all the monthly fees, or the weekly meeting cost of Weight Watchers, and you think “I can do this without intervention,” and maybe you’re… read more… Originally posted to Hubpages as Online Tools for Losing Weight. Click through for the whole article […]

Happy New Year!

John and I attended the New Year’s Eve party here at the RV park last night. I wore The Dress, shown here in the picture. It’s a flirty-skirted strappy Little Black Dress with a diamond texture pattern highlighted with little dollops of glitter at each diamond point. It looks great on me. I also wore […]

November-December Books

#60: The Wrecking Crew by Thomas Frank. I did a very thorough review here, so I’ll let you read it there. Definitely one of the best books I’ve read this year. #61: The Nanny Diaries: A Novel, by Emma Mclaughlin, Nicola Kraus. Bought at a thrift shop in Albuquerque for 50 cents and read it […]