Monthly Archives: January 2013

Golden Globes 2013 Recap

Last night was the 2013 Golden Globes, and I was faithfully parked in front of the TV with my phone, remote, and iPad in hand for the full immersion experience.  I am not ashamed to admit that I love awards shows–the fashion, the red carpet interviews, the opening monologue roasts, the acceptance speeches, the audience … Continue reading »

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Bizarre Things No Wedding Planner Ever Wants To Hear

As a wedding planner, you pretty much have to be able to take whatever comes at you and roll with it in order to make the wedding go smoothly.  Some times that is easier said than done.  Here’s a list of things no wedding planner ever wants to hear, but each of these really happened to me … Continue reading »

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Harvey the RV Gets Ready for Camping

Well, naturally as soon as we acquired Harvey the RV, My Knight was chomping at the bits to go out exploring the wilderness and the open road.  (Or a state park close by.)  So he took Harvey in to have a little check-up and make sure everything was working properly before we took our 1986 Cousin-Eddie-wannabe … Continue reading »

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Teenagers, Teachers, & Years that don’t Exist

One of the great joys of teaching middle schoolers is that they typically think they know everything, but they haven’t seen enough, done enough, or read enough to know much of anything.  By the time they reach 7th or 8th grade, most pre-teens and teenagers think they are ready to graduate and live their lives, … Continue reading »

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