Monthly Archives: November 2010

FAA la la

I say every year that I’m going to take time to enjoy Christmas.  And I never really do. There isn’t anything I don’t love about this time of year. Although, after I had children the personal magic waned as I focused … Continue reading

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FRISKY

About a month ago I was leaving the grocery store and ran into a friend of a friend. I like this woman a lot, but we’re not particularly close. Yet as we stood there on the sidewalk by the cart … Continue reading

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FEAST of thanks

We passed our month anniversary as bloggers last week, and were so busy elsewhere that we forgot to mark the occasion. As of today, we’ve loaded 52 posts, logged 72 comments, had referrals from sites we wouldn’t want our parents … Continue reading

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FEET, don’t fail me now

My body is a little, um, uncooperative. It’s never behaved like all the cool kids’ bodies. For one, it pretty much refuses to tan. It was never very fast. It always injured easily, so I never pushed it very hard. … Continue reading

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FATE, twist of

Life pretty much boils down to two choices, I’ve learned. You can say yes to it. Or no. And in the moment, either is life changing, in almost every way. Yes, or no. To a new opportunity. A new way … Continue reading

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FIFTY-word dash

My mind is messing with me again. I am your classic over-thinker, a character trait that has led me astray more times than I can count. It keeps me up nights, when I wake up and my mind clicks on, … Continue reading

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FATHER, grand

When my mother died, it fell upon me and my three surviving siblings to break up a houseful of belongings that had accumulated over 50 years. Everyone says it’s a terrible task, and believe me, it is. Although her taste … Continue reading

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FALDEROL

I was thinking about the letter F, since it dominates our life here at Women Overboard, and found some interesting info to share. Many of the following facts and figures are largely thanks to Dictionary.com, so I’ll credit it now to get … Continue reading

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FERTILE ground

Where do ideas come from? This is the kind of thing you start to wonder when you’ve set a goal of writing six blog posts a week. Sure, they’re not very long, but hey, you try it. At work, there … Continue reading

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FRAMEWORK for organization

I tend to thrive on lists, which are the only way I know to keep life’s colossal amount of to-dos on some kind of track. Until now I thought they were pretty good. You know, useful. Like “get milk and … Continue reading

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