Sealing the Walls and the Ceiling

No Facilities

This post is part of Linda G. Hill’s Stream of Consciousness Saturday and is brought to you by the voices in my head, who have been set free from their dungeon. Linda says:

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sealing/ceiling.” Use one, use both, have fun!

Have fun? Oh, we’re having fun. We bought lumber, we’re using power tools, we’re lifting stuff with winches – which is almost as good as having a crane – and things are taking shape.

This summer’s project is to replace the siding on our garage. That would seem to be a straightforward process, but since the existing siding is T-111, a plywood based product that serves as sheathing and siding in one, and since it is not in the best of condition, it has to be removed. We could just replace certain sections, but that would require sealing a bunch of…

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Happy Beaujolais Day!

One With Vino


You know the week before Thanksgiving has become a thing.   And if you want to call it another excuse to party, another excuse to eat, drink, and participate in merriment, I’m all for it.

Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 officially kicked off this past Thursday.  To me, it’s the precursor to all that’s great about the holidays.  And this is meant as the highest compliment.  It could just be another marketing gimmick, or another way to make a dollar, but who really cares?  Any reason to get together with the people you love, to drink some simple and affordable wines, eat a whole bunch of yummy food, and just hang out is better than any reason not to.

And if there’s more, and as long as it’s not overkill, I’m all for more genuine celebrations as long as it’s in a healthy, safe, and heartwarming manner.

This event truly warms my heart.

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Life After People

No Facilities

The lights are still on, but I am enjoying the view.

Remember the Discovery Channel show about how the natural processes and animals would gradually reclaim the planet from the ill-effects of humankind? Well, this post isn’t about that show (I did like it though). This is about the awkward phase we’re moving into where we will be dealing more and more with machines and robots than other human beings.

Two weeks ago, I spent a grand total of 24 hours on the ground in Chicago. I was flying to meet a good friend, who was kind enough to shepherd me around in whirlwind fashion, touring the city and some of the surrounding areas. We had agreed that the Chicago Marriott Hotel was a good place for me to stay, as it was convenient to the start of our walking tour. For the first time in my life, my stay…

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If I were a Rich Girl Wishlist

Sarcastic Beauty Queen Xx

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Have any of you ever walked into a Brown Thomas or Harrods after a horrible day, and suddenly your soul lifted and your heart danced (not in a way to give you cardiac arrest, but in a sense that you realise there is joy in the world)?

The shoes, the bags, the brooches!!

I feel like my eyes were momentarily blessed….. and then reality hit and I left empty handed.. but if I were a rich girl… NaNaNaNa… This is what I would buy.

  1. Gucci Bags

The Sylvie and the Dionysus Gucci bags are so cute! At first I wasn’t sure of them and I thought the designs could look cheap and tacky but looking up close at them, I fell in love! Although Gucci is a Well-known brand, people questioned its staying power and whether its price will be able to consistently rise but I think these designs have…

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Halloween Women’s Costume Rant!

Literary Dust

I freaking love Halloween. But seriously… the last freaking however many years it has been now sucks ball sack trying to find a women’s adult costume without it being some “sexy” AKA trashy costume. I posted the other day on my Facebook page about the stupid Chucky costume that doesn’t ever seem to go away. Where the crap are the real overalls?


If I want to be Freddy effing Kruegar, I want to be scary AF, not whatever the heck is going on here!!! It’s bull freaking corn!


This year my goal is Pinocchio, My choices are… crappy or corny… I mean why do they have to add a skirt???? Pinochhio is not a female!!! They take these guy characters and freaking put a dress on them which is dumb as dirt! If only I could sew! Also, I attempted to look for a black vest, apparently those don’t exist…

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This morning I was going through my Facebook feed and came across a status from a girl I went to high school with- She shared with everyone that she just landed a great job out in NYC and just like that, she’ll be transferring her life from BOS to NY.

I brought it up to Britt and we conversed back and forth a little about it 1.png

Which inevitably sparked my blog topic today. I was already planning to write this post for next week but I instantaneously did some switching around 🙂

Also little side note: Allie over at Allie’s Life just wrote a PROs and CONs list about living in Pittsburgh which ultimately inspired me to make one about Boston.

I’m sure Katie has one about NYC?



Boston in comparison to NYC is teeny tiny! It’s known to be a “Walking City” because you can…

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