Monthly Archives: November 2016

Pragmatic Packing For a Short Trip To Paris and Getting My Flâneuse On!

We leave tomorrow for Paris. It’s definitely not an extended stay. We fly home on Wednesday. Basically, this is three full days and three full nights. This isn’t a trip for visiting the museums or the many sights. It isn’t … Continue reading

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A Crazy Week And a Bit of A Weight Loss Before Thanksgiving!

This has been one crazy week.  Work is busy—the days continue to fly by.  And our plans for Thanksgiving have been altered slightly.   Instead of traveling out to Long Island, Bonaparte and I made the decision to stay home and … Continue reading

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Sometimes I’m an Absolute Ingrate. But I Have Lots to Be Thankful For!

It’s true. Sometimes I take things for granted and never truly express my thanks. Yes way!  I should express my thanks rather than keep silent about it! Bonaparte tells me that I’m more French than he is because of my … Continue reading

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Week Twelve! Just WHERE Does The Time Go?

I can’t believe it’s been 12 weeks of a weight loss journey. I’m down another pound.  Truth be told, my personal goal for the week before Thanksgiving was 147 but I’ll take the 148!  I’m hoping to be 145 by … Continue reading

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Turtlenecks for Turkey Necks-Join My New Cause!!

The idea actually came to me yesterday.  Like Marianne leading the French into the Revolution, I shall lead my mature ladies into the new cause for fashion.  Disguising the turkey neck!  Read on for my epiphany! Marianne may have led the … Continue reading

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The Dining Room Table And a Quail of a Great Dinner!

When Bonaparte and I moved into our new home two years ago, we purchased a new dining room table.  The one he had at his old place was old but not in a “good” old way. It was almost falling … Continue reading

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Week Election. I Mean Eleven. You Won’t Believe What I Stress Ate!!

Well, it’s been some helluva week.  I’m still sad. I’m not in shock—that’s worn off, but I’m saddened that my girl Hillary won the popular vote and Trump ended up President.  Let me not dwell! But on another note, I … Continue reading

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