Monthly Archives: December 2016

When I Was 61-It Was a Very Good Year. Goodbye to 2016!

I know.  I still have so much to write about the Christmas that passed.  But between figuring out how to use this new laptop that Bonaparte was generous enough to gift me with for Christmas, and juggling work and simply … Continue reading

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My Christmas Gift is the Reason I Haven’t Been Posting

Yes.  Almost a week later, I am ready to throw my gift out the window. Am I an ingrate?  No. I’m just not good with new technology.  I got a laptop.  I am typing this on my new laptop.  I … Continue reading

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The Christmas “To Do” List Doesn’t Seem To Be Getting Smaller!

This weekend was that mad one before Christmas.  The time when I should have crossed everything I needed to do off my list. But I didn’t. I should have sat on Santa’s lap and asked for more time! I also … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Week 15. The WEAK Before Christmas

Deck the Walls of My Flabby Belly Fa la la la la. La la la la With Cookie Batter and Fruity Jelly Fa la la la la. La la la la Don me now with Spanx and girdles Fa la … Continue reading

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Holiday Dressing for The Casual Woman

Look through any magazine’s holiday issue and you will read articles about how to dress your festively best from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve. Harper’s Bazaar likes Perfection!  I don’t. A great number of the clothing in ads and editorials … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Holiday Season —So Why Do I Need A Push To Get Into It?

The sky is white on this very quiet Sunday.  It looks like it could snow—although I don’t really think its cold enough for anything more than flurries. The house has pretty much been decorated. And this year I’m keeping it … Continue reading

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Week 14. And Can We Talk Sexy Underwear For Older Ladies Please?

I was really really good this week upon our return from the gluttonous three days in Paris. My only regret on the trip was that I never treated myself to chocolat chaud—and it was because I actually forgot to stop … Continue reading

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Paris in Three Days. Day Three–A First For Me and A Memorable Last Meal!

I’m not going to lie. The last day in Paris—no matter how long or short the visit, can be daunting and angst-ridden. Actually, I can be pretty cranky on those last days of trips– only because I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Three Days In Paris–Day Two. Amusement Avec Les Morts and An Avant Premiere

We slept like two little babies on our first night.  Perhaps it was due to the fact we were awake for over 24 hours. Or more likely it was due to the fact that we are both extremely lazy people … Continue reading

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Three Days In Paris. Leave the “Chic” At Home and Enjoy Being a Flaneuse!

On The Way There and Day One Bonaparte and I have returned from a three-day in Paris.  Why only three days?  Well, I’m working now and getting time off from work isn’t easy.  In addition, due to the change of flight … Continue reading

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