just say no

Half of the troubles of this life can be traced to saying yes too quickly and not saying no soon enough – Josh Billings


Summer is quickly winding down and Mike and the Minis will be going back to school so it will be just Bella and me during the day again. I’ll be working on my proposal and designing a new course on Japanese Art. I hope the house isn’t too quiet for Bella. Fortunately she has her own entourage of loveys – […]

seven dollars

I was shopping for a swimsuit cover-up yesterday and another customer held up a dress to me saying, “Isn’t this cute? It’s only seven dollars!” I politely agreed that it was cute. “Here, you take it,” she said, handing it to me. She proceeded to pick out two more seven dollar dresses for me. I said, smiling, “You know, these […]

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