people watching

(Originally published 11/22/06 on journalstar.com) This morning people were just making me sad. While walking my dog, I watched from across the street as an elderly man headed towards a newspaper machine. He was...

snow, anytime now

(Originally published on 12/11/06 on journalstar.com) From a purely aesthetic point of view, Lincoln needs some snow as soon as possible. Despite the best efforts of those in my neighborhood who still insist on...

I’m getting a little ahead of myself, but not much

(originally published 12/14/06 on journalstar.com) Shame on whoever started that saying, “However you spend New Year’s Eve, you’ll spend the rest of the year.” That, combined with the countdown, it just makes it so...

the delicate art of re-gifting

(Originally published 12/28/06 on journalstar.com) Re-gifting is not always a bad thing, even though it’s gotten a bad rap as a way for cheap people to pass unwanted presents on to other people to...

they’ve officially become dangerous

(Originally published 5/19/2006 on journalstar.com) I was temporarily blinded by a sequin purse today. It was 90-something degrees out, and I was glad to be out of the office and on the way to...

like sister, like sister

(Originally published 12/21/2006 on journalstar.com) In highschool people would always tell my sister and I that we were so much alike. We’d look at each other and say, “huh?” thinking that we were so...