Author Archives: listedmal

Helpful Kitten

This morning I woke up extra early, thanks baby hormones, so I thought I might work on my knitting. I have not been having many ‘nesting’ instincts beyond knitting lately.  I am not concerned, nor bothered, about the mess that … Continue reading

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New Year’s New

It’s hardly ‘new year’ anymore, but since I haven’t updated since last year, it’s still new year for the blog.  The thing is I haven’t had much to say, and when I did I was too tired to say it. … Continue reading

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My God People Are Cheap!

Or the story of how garage sale go-ers make you feel like your stuff is crap. We had a garage sale a few whiles back, and it was pretty successful.  There was many a romance novel to sell; old clothes that … Continue reading

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Wine Party

Last Saturday, we had a smashing wine pairing party for my father-in-law’s 60th birthday.  It was most definitely a success, with most of the satiated guests leaving in cabs at 2am.  My husband got himself slizzard, mang-danngered, shamammed…drunk…on wine futures actualized … Continue reading

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Broken promises

Lately I’ve been noticing that the pittance of spending money I allow myself has been dwindling at a speedier rate than usual.  I took a close look at my spending and quickly spotted the culprit: coffee breaks.  Having recently changed … Continue reading

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Harriet

My cousin Harriet takes top notch photos.  They are really, super brilliant.  She knows all about lighting and exposure and she has pro equipment; but that’s not what makes them great.  I like to construct things, but I don’t have … Continue reading

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I have permanently sore elbows.

I recently entertained a spectacular trampoline wipeout and have found that in the three weeks since it happened (quite spectacularly) my back hasn’t really recovered.  I’m starting to feel like I’m sleeping ‘wrong’, which is a pretty crazy concept, if you … Continue reading

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