Fair to Middling, Cinderella to the Ball

Oh, where do I begin? Here we go, I survived! My husband and I had an interesting weekend, and you know when someone describes an event or a weekend as interesting the undertone is, “Get a load of this.” So, get a load of this. After weeks of planning and prep for our weekend staycationContinue reading “Fair to Middling, Cinderella to the Ball”

We Have a Winner!

Dear Reader, You may want to read the previous post, “A New No,” before this one, but not required in order to enjoy! ~ Sara When friends and family extend invitations, I’m excited about the prospect of a get-together, a barbecue, or birthday drinks. Immediately, I think about what I’ll wear, a major concern followingContinue reading “We Have a Winner!”

Going to the Chapel

Yes, it was a Vegas wedding, but a carefully planned one. We had about 50 people coming from both Southern California and my hometown. Nine months before, we’d started at one end of the Strip and stopped at every wedding venue, and I mean every. Some were in hotels, but we found those stiff, overpricedContinue reading “Going to the Chapel”

The Heyday of Happy Hour

Back in the day, late 80’s and early 90’s, Happy Hour was quite an event in restaurant bars. In addition to drink specials, there would be food, a lot of food. A spread of appetizers would be displayed on one or two large tables. You could actually make a dinner of it. This was trueContinue reading “The Heyday of Happy Hour”