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A Tale of Two Weddings: Wedding #1

A Tale of Two Weddings: Wedding #1

Well it finally arrived, and it certainly did not disappoint. Wedding #1 was Saturday 6/27, and I shall attempt to walk you through the evening. My dress arrived on schedule. I was relieved that I chose one size down as my backup option, because that was what I ended up wearing (pictures to follow). I decided […]

A Tale of Two Weddings: Dressing for the Occasion

Wedding #1 is quickly approaching, and I nearly have my outfit complete. As I mentioned in the first post, this wedding is black tie preferred, with the preference being floor length gowns for women. Initially I was stressed out about this, but the bride actually turned me on to a site call http://www.renttherunway.com. You can […]

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1599

We’re Gonna Party Like It’s 1599

Saturday I finally went to the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, CA with my uncle. I’ve been wanting to go for years, but it just never ended up happening. First of all, I didn’t even realize the vast expanse that is the Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area existed. We drove a winding gravel and dirt road […]

Baltimore Sightseeing Day 3 – Amish Country and Meet the Brits

Here’s Monday’s update, almost caught up! This was a one-trip day for me, as the Sweet Adeline tour to Amish country went from 8:30am to 5:00pm. The tour was comprised of about 26 Sweet Adelines from all different places: Saskatchewan, England, Germany, Scotland, and various states in the U.S. My chorus friend and I sat […]

A Word to the Not-So-Wise

I realize that this post is going to make me sound like a cranky old lady. I’ve come to terms with that. It’s time to bring back the concept of common courtesy. Recently, it has come to my attention that teens and younger may not be learning courtesy from their parents. While there are plenty […]

The Tale of the Mortifying Mixer

I must confess to my readers: I a member of a dating website. Go ahead and mock me, but there are more and more of us these days. This particular dating website provides scheduled get togethers for subscribers to meet a group of other singles in the right age range. These events are anything from scavenger […]

Click or Walk In?

Discussions about Amazon’s tax policy and the possible fall of Best Buy have been running rampant lately. In several cases, the discussions led to the topic of whether brick and mortar stores are going away in favor of online retailers. This fascinates me for two reasons: 1. I am a techie who loves shopping (or at least […]