LONDON DAY EIGHT: THE SHOPPING CURSE

On our last day, we really felt the pressure to accomplish some of the things we hadn't yet. Therefore, we set off to the Borough Market, which was closed the first time we tried, in order to get the infamous grilled cheese sandwich. And oh, what a sandwich it was. The cook dumped in mounds … Continue reading LONDON DAY EIGHT: THE SHOPPING CURSE

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DEPARTURES

Counting down the days until Sandy and I depart Terminal D at DFW for Heathrow. First, an update from the last post. (For those totally disinterested in my estrogen count, please move on to the next paragraph.) The gel that would keep me from having headaches and hot flashes can take a month to kick in, which should be … Continue reading DEPARTURES

THEY CALL IT “HOLIDAY SPIRIT” BECAUSE IT MAKES YOU WANT TO DRINK

Due to medication and someone having the terrible judgment (sorry, Mom, but it's true sometimes), I was left to my own devices in the mall. As the story goes, Mom met me at Northpark Center to generously purchase my early Christmas present, birthday present and perhaps Easter gift, all in one. Once she departed, I … Continue reading THEY CALL IT “HOLIDAY SPIRIT” BECAUSE IT MAKES YOU WANT TO DRINK

SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP

Each morning of my work week I get up, shower, brush my teeth and step into the abyss that is my closet and think, "Who is this person and why does she dress like this?" How have I reached this age without having a style that I'm happy with? Seriously. Why is this so hard? … Continue reading SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP

UNSUCCESSFUL SANTA

Have I mentioned that I hate shopping for the holidays? Well, I do. Each year I attempt to come up with some idea that will make the whole experience less stressful, but it fails miserably. I am no good at choosing just the right thing for someone, unless they hit me over the head with … Continue reading UNSUCCESSFUL SANTA