Monthly Archives: July 2011

Happy Birthday, Harry

Here’s a Happy Birthday wish to Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling… and me! Make sure to check out http://www.pottermore.com/, the new online reading experience¬†created by J.K. Rowling and built around the Harry Potter books. If you’re a HP fan, you’ll devour … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Friend?

So… that first date? Not so much. He looked great from a distance, but he turned out to be old and stuck in his outdated ways. And he smelled like about 30 years of stale cigarette smoke. (Blechk!) We did … Continue reading

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First Date Nerves

I swear, looking at houses is just like dating (the mac daddy of the “sort and toss” processes). There are first impressions. (Ooh, that one’s gorgeous! I’d like me some of that, please!) Then there’s the anticipation of that first … Continue reading

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Wild About Harry

One of my favorite personal fun facts is that I share my July 31 birthday with Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling. Am I lucky or what?? Okay, I’ll admit it: I’m a huge Harry Potter geek. I started reading the … Continue reading

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More Effective Than Caffeine

I sat down in front of my computer this morning, coffee in hand, still a little drowsy. But buddy, by the time I finished reading this new little gem from Karen Marie Moning, I was wide awake. For anybody else … Continue reading

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(Snif!)

We didn’t get the house. I could cry. It’s the first house in more than two years that I really, really wanted. I even had all the furniture arranged in my head. Stuff like this makes it tough to concentrate … Continue reading

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(Groan)

We. Are. STILL. Waiting. Good thing I didn’t try to hold my breath when the realtor said we should know something¬†by Monday afternoon. I’d be a goner by now.

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