The Kitten Heel: Yay or Nay? Discuss!

If you can’t be a real heel, there’s nothing shameful about being a ballet flat. This in-between stuff, though, is none too flattering.

Tall Wife

kitten heel nudeThere’s a lot to do about tall women in high heels. The shorter half of society has a whole set of reasons why we should adjust our footwear because ‘otherwise we’re even taller’. I’ve never let other people’s height issues dictate my footwear, and I likely never will. However, I do appreciate that some women (tall or not) do not want to wear high heels or are not able to for whatever reason. Fair play. So what are the alternatives?

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Why writing a blog is (sometimes) more difficult than writing a novel

By now, I should have written a whole shelf of novels. But no, I fritter away my thousand words a day on news, weather, sports, and cultural ephemera.

D.E. Haggerty

Yeah, you read that right. Sometimes writing a blog is more difficult than finishing a novel. And now you think I’ve gone from slightly loco to completely bonkers. While I may admit to being slightly loco at times and often even bonkers, I’m trying to be serious here. On Sunday afternoon, I was staring at my blank computer screen and wondering what in the world I was going to blog about now! I may have been getting just the teensy weensy bit annoyed. Why oh why does writing a blog article seem like so much work? Oh wait – maybe this is a good blog idea. I put my thinking cap on and came up with three reasons why I struggle with blog writing:

  1. Brevity. Blog articles need to be short. I always aim for around 500 words. Seems easy, right? Wrong! Because the blogs are brief, they need to…

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We are become categories

I have done a hell of a lot more blogging than dating over the past two decades. Still, I must endorse this list of 13 Things That Happen When You Date a Blogger, simply because of that whole ring-of-truth thing: the mere fact that they don’t happen to me doesn’t mean that they won’t happen to you.

And Number 5, I do know from experience:

We easily become obsessed with weird random stuff like flamingos, pineapples, pineapples with sunglasses, watermelons, etc. Get used to our crazy.

If the weather is right, I’d probably argue that weird random stuff is at the very center of my being.