Table For One

Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul, instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers. ~Veronica A. Shoffstall When you’re single and female, certain holidays pose specific challenges. There’s New Year’s Eve, when everyone else is kissing their sweetheart at midnight and all you can do is watch Ryan Seacrest in Times […]

Online Dating 101

Dear HotStuff69, Thank you so much for your response to my profile here on SharksAreEverywhereDotCom. For the record, though, my name is “Pam.” Not “Sexy” or “Hottie” or even “Sweetheart” or “Beautiful.” I’m not a MILF or a cougar and I don’t date guys younger than my firstborn son. And those two boys who still […]


Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.~Jim Rohn It’s hard to believe, but the first month of this shiny new year is nearly over. Even though I didn’t make any resolutions, I have been working on developing sounder lifestyle habits. I am trying to do a better job of keeping […]

Spinach, Spinach Everywhere

As 2011 came to a close, I had to admit that the boys and I were eating too many frozen pizzas, microwave dinners, and processed soy foods.  In my defense, I teach piano lessons straight through dinner time Monday through Thursday. But this is a problem that can be solved through advance preparation. So one […]