Put your knickers back on, you dirty bird. This ain’t that kind of story. This is a story. Of 17 samples of paint. Okay it’s more like 10 but I think we can all agree that’s about seven too many. We knew there were two rooms we wanted to paint – the television room and… Read More 50 Shades of Gray
My fiancé and I are in the midst of combining our separate large living spaces into one (small) one. We piled all of our things into a one-bedroom apartment – and I do mean ALL. The only things of mine left in my mother’s house are a sled and a baby doll bed my Papa made for… Read More So much stuff, so little space.
I should be cleaning. Unpacking. I’ve been here three weeks now. Three weeks without the hustle and bustle of New York City Streets. Three weeks of falling asleep to just the sound of crickets and the wind through the trees. Three weeks of waking up to sun in my windows, and no construction pounding away… Read More So this is my life.
Am I the only one that wants their mommy when they’re sick? I didn’t think so. When I woke up at 7, struggled to get ready for work and realized I had a pounding headache, was shaking and had no voice, I first sent a message to my boss saying I was not coming in.… Read More Ma. Ma. Mom. Mom. Mommy. Mommy.
I booked it back to Boston this weekend. When a friend – and diehard Yankees fan – asked me if I’d want to go to the Red Sox – Yankees game at Fenway Park the only question I had was, “When?!” So obviously if I had to be home for Sunday, why not be home… Read More Bell’s Birthday Bonanza
Day 29 → Something you hope to change about yourself. And why. It’s 6:51. The short heel of my boots makes speedwalking across the snow a little dangerous. The cars whizzing past me aren’t helping. I was supposed to be there by 6:30. She’s going to be so angry. Why do I always do this?… Read More 30 Days of Truth: Day 29 –> Changes
Day 4: Something You Have to Forgive Someone For I know that for my own well-being, I need to find it in my heart to forgive my father. I need to forgive him for cheating on my mother, for not trying to fix their relationship when she found out, for leaving his four kids, for… Read More 30 Days of Truth: Day 4 – Forgive Others
*A Cautionary Tale: Brace yourself, this is personal and ugly, and that’s just how it’s going to be. Tomorrow Today (it’s past midnight) my mother and father head to court to end their marriage of 25 years. Today also marks the 30 year anniversary of their first date. As I walked home from work, I wasn’t… Read More Non-Happy Blog Post
So Thanksgiving is coming, and Christmas and New Years Eve and all that good stuff. A year ago today I started blogging about a restaurant I used to work in, then I had to shut it down, moved to Lemons, commenced work on Naturally Not and finally settled in at Bell du Jour. Just thought… Read More Donnez Remerciements