THIS FAT OLD LADY WOULD LIKE A HEART OF GOLD

  The people I admire most in my personal world are those who are truly and graciously giving of themselves. I wish I had that kind of big heart, but I must admit I don’t. Yes, I can be kind and thoughtful, but there is a limit. I am protective of myself, my time and…

THIS FAT OLD LADY IS THE WORST WIFE EVER

So today is my dear husband’s birthday. He said something about it yesterday, which reminded me, and always being the first to point out my own d’oh – I admitted I had totally forgotten and what would he like for his birthday that could be arranged/obtained in less than 24 hours. Mind you, I did…

THIS FAT OLD LADY LOVES EASTER

(I know, I was fucking adorable) I don’t really know why, but Easter has always been my favorite holiday. Maybe growing up in Michigan , I saw it as a harbinger of spring and the end of the (very long) winter. Easter meant getting a whole new outfit – new dress, new shoes, new coat…

MOM’S SPAGHETTI

I loved my mother, and I still miss her years after her passing.  That does not, however, mean that my mom was perfect.  My mom was a person.  A real person, with virtues and flaws. One thing.  My mom was not a good cook.  In fact, she was mostly a lousy cook.  She did excel…

THIS FAT OLD LADY IS A GRAND-AUNTIE AGAIN!

My niece Marci has had her baby and it’s a girl!  Yippee.  Welcome Lenora Ann! Marci was one of those people who didn’t know the gender of her baby before it popped out.  Personally, I WANT TO KNOW NOW!!!!  Always.  Otherwise, the kid is going to spend the first few months in yellow and green. …