Blog Archives for category Middle-Age

Snow Day Slumber Party

At the time, I thought it was a good idea. At the time, I thought it would be fun. At… Continue reading »

Good “old” summer vacation

I don’t “need a vacation from my vacation,” but after two weeks in a beach cottage with my extended family,… Continue reading »

I’m not worthy! Or am I …

Dear Meat & Potatoes of Life reader, Here’s the thing: I’m totally out of my league. Or at least that’s… Continue reading »

The Armchair Olympian

“I used to be a sprinter,” my husband said recently while lying prone on our couch, watching the Olympics with… Continue reading »

A Different Kind of Super Bowl Party

Today, while everyone is gorging on hot chicken wings, icy cold beers, creamy dips, and spicy chili slathered in onions… Continue reading »

Putting the PC out to pasture

I keep things forever. I have my seventh grade yearbook with the Smurf puffy stickers I stuck on it still… Continue reading »

The Flakey Layers of Motherhood

I was running late, as usual. While checking my outfit in the window’s reflection, I smashed my frizzy bangs down… Continue reading »

My Hips Don’t Swing That Way, But My Stomach Does

Out of sheer boredom and motivation to reduce my ever-expanding waistline, I somehow found myself trying a Zumba class at… Continue reading »

When Strangers Marry

On this day, eighteen years ago, I promised to love, honor and cherish a man I really didn’t know all… Continue reading »

The Sandwich Queen

About a million years ago, I had a career. I had a briefcase, an office, a secretary, and a view… Continue reading »