Category Archives: Life

Six Years Ago


As we awake this morning following the horrific tragedy in Boston yesterday I can’t help but think how the introduction to this post changed so quickly. As I came back from a meeting on our executive floor in 30 Rock … Continue reading

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Introducing the iCrap App


Walk into the bathroom of a Baby Boomer’s house and you’re more than likely to find a magazine rack/holder/basket/etc.  Why is that?  Well without going into any more detail than the title of this here post, I think we all … Continue reading

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Design on a Dime


Okay so maybe more like a dime spot?  One of my favorite things about being an adult with a new space to live in is finding all sorts of things to complete the design ideas and inspirations I have floating … Continue reading

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Save More, Waste Less


Why don’t we all choose to save more and waste less?  There’s a novel idea.  Good news is that GOOD thought the same thing and chose it as their GOOD 30-Day Challenge for the month of July.  I’m sure some … Continue reading

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The LOFT Republic 600


Saturday, Miss Fancy Boots and I decided to take advantage of some of the many Independence Day sales this 4th of July weekend. I realized after our second stop and the multiple laps around the store an back & forth … Continue reading

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God Save the Commonwealth, and God Bless America!


In honor of the upcoming holiday to celebrate our wonderful country’s independence from the ole Red Coats, I leave you with this candid recollection of a conversation between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson.  At the time, the two along with … Continue reading

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Digging a Hole to China


It is a saying I’m sure we all have heard at some point.  Some of us maybe were building sand castles on the beach, others were just messing around in the backyard, but for me it was said when I … Continue reading

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A Year Without a Microwave


One of the most interesting things about my previous apartment in NYC was that it had no microwave.  *GASP* I know, right?  I imagine many of you just had that reaction.  It was a simple case of not enough counter … Continue reading

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Kids Say the Darndest Things


How many times have we all heard that saying before in our lives?  I guess I’m here to add a little more truth to it.  First of all let me say that I really believe everyone should have the wonderful … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the Hokie Nation


Often times I was and am still told I’m too harsh on my fellow Hokies.  Chastising them for their poor behavior and reflection on the University when others would say, “they’re in college, take it easy, they’re supposed to have fun.”  It … Continue reading

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