Seriously. I’d like to know. Because if they do, they must sneeze with great style and cough most elegantly, and given the fact that I’ve been fighting a cold with varying degrees of success this past week, I’d really like to know how they handle such a blow to their otherwise beautiful manner of living. But… Read More Do French Women Catch Colds?
I spied you in the phone store, Cradled in your cubby, attached by a cord, Your screen was dark, waiting for more Than a passing glance or a mumbled word. For a part time clerk, seeking a sale, Shows the popular model, the better known brand, I checked your features, my skin grew pale, I held you aloft, I… Read More Ode to My Cell Phone … With Apologies to Keats
Here it is, just the second installment of “Saturday Smile” and I’ve discovered a great Truth. (Notice how I capitalized Truth? That means it’s important.) Truth: Recalling a pleasant experience that made you happy causes you to relive the happy experience, thereby making you happy all over again. Isn’t that interesting? I thought you would… Read More Disneyland!
For those of you who have not yet joined the craze — oh, you sweet, innocent things — Fitbit is a type of fitness tracker. Kind of like a super cool, high tech pedometer, only better. Husband gave me one for my birthday, because he knows I like toys. Remember that Twilight Zone episode, Talky… Read More I Sold My Soul to Fitbit
I’m sure there are certain things you’ve come to expect from Feeding on Folly — simple recipes, tips for living, an occasional jaunt down memory lane … and now we go and offer a DIY project too? Whoa! Well, don’t get used to it. It’s true, Husband and I have tackled many a DIY project… Read More DIY: Creating a Restful Sleeping Chamber … AKA, Damnit, I Broke Another Nail!
It was the hottest of times, it was the hungriest of times … I stumbled upon a blog a few days ago, a charming blog from a charming man named Bruno, who lives in Belgium. You can find it here. If you visit it, one of your first thoughts will be, “What a charming blog!”… Read More A Tale of Two Kitchens
I’m not a bartender, so I can’t claim to have expert knowledge on beverages and the personalities of those who drink them, but I am a person who has opinions and a blog. A dangerous combination, to be sure. If you order … Beer: If you are a guy, you are one of the guys.… Read More What Your Choice of Beverage Says About You
In last week’s post, we covered what you should do to make yourself memorable on a day-to-day basis. But let’s say you want to be remembered on a more grand scale. You want your name in the history books; you want school-age children writing essays about you; you want an entry on Wikipedia. My, but… Read More How to Be a Memorable Person — Part Two
I’m willing to bet most of us have experienced this: At a certain age (and I think this is especially true for women), you become invisible. Department store clerks ignore you. Receptionists don’t see you standing two feet in front of them. Teenagers look right past you. (Actually, this last one is pretty much universal.… Read More How to Be a Memorable Person — Part One