Anxious for Spring

Usually by the time March rolls around, I’m more than ready for spring. Unfortunately, for those of us in Maryland, spring really doesn’t begin until late April or early May. It’s been that bad for the last few years that I’ve still be in my tall boots on May 5. Today, I took a little…

No More Blues with Blue Skies

*** How do you get rid of the winter blues? You get blessed with a rich, blue sky, and stop for a moment to appreciate it. Today’s is extraordinary. It’s not warm just yet, but the buds are on the trees—some are even blooming, flowers are beginning to grow, and life is starting fresh again….

How To Build A Summer Wardrobe That Works

* * * One of the things people used to hire me for when I was a fashion stylist (along the lines of Stacy London), was to visit their closets, see what they had that worked, and recommend new wardrobe possibilities for them. Depending upon whether they stayed at home with children or worked for…

Snow, Spring and The Dad in Baseball Girl

* * * This picture above was taken minutes ago in my backyard in Maryland. It’s the first day of spring, and Maryland is “supposedly” in the South. Sometimes you wouldn’t know it. Like today, when the birds should be chirping and tulips should be starting to come to life. This weather is for the…

Never Before Have These Words Meant So Much: WELCOME SPRING

* * * All day today, I lamented about the crappy weather. If you’re a snow lover, I’m sorry.  I like snow, but not this late in March. Then today, we experienced pouring rain. I sat in over an hour’s worth of traffic on my ride home from work; my ride in to work wasn’t…