Working My Money Maker

As I was lying in the dentist’s chair getting my teeth buffed and praying for no cavities when I overheard a cutest pet contest on a radio station. It was then I had an idea. Maybe I could make money by doing next to nothing. I Googled pet photo contests only to find...

Filling A Hole

Yesterday I left work early to go to the dentist. One of my teeth has been hurting for about a month but, like most people, I ignored it until it got uncomfortable. A teeth cleaning ($100) and 2 x-rays ($20) later, I have a cavity, which will be filled ($85) about a...

A Weekend Getaway

Sean and I are going away overnight on Saturday to visit friends. They have a baby and a dog already so I figured if at all possible, I’d try to leave Sadie behind (I know, look at that face. It’s amazing I get to work every morning!) Rather than spend 45...

A Bookcase of Ones Own

Yesterday, my long awaited bookcase was ready for me to put my books into it. When my boyfriend asked me this summer what I wanted for our anniversary, I told him a bookcase. I’ve always had built-ins everywhere I’ve lived but in this house, there was no...

Gone Daddy Gone

I haven’t written in awhile because the impossible happened last week. My father died, suddenly and tragically. I got the phone call at 9:30 pm. Five minutes later, my boyfriend was driving me the five hours to my hometown. Before leaving the house, I emailed my...