Out of The Hat

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Independence Day

Migrants You know, my grand parents moved to The States right before World War II, because they could tell trouble was brewing and they wanted no part of it. That’s … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Today’s Playlist

Lately I’ve had a few songs stuck in my head. And I figure, if these songs are driving me crazy, they might as well drive you crazy too. But let … Continue reading

April 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Please Contain Yourself!

I love those nice little clear jar collections you can see in stores and on blogs. Unfortunately, I don’t have shelves worth of perfectly matched jars and lids. I think … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Ready for Warmer Weather

I don’t know about you, but I’ve finally gotten tired of the cold. Getting snow was cool. Well, literally yes, but it was also a nice change. And we’ve gotten … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 9 Comments

Burqa Know How

   The burqa. Its related to headscarves and early sun lotion, and seems to be the enemy of women everywhere. Many Americans upon first seeing or hearing about this article … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 5 Comments

New Year`s

This past year has been a whirlwind. Weve seen Miley naked (not too shocking considering its Hollywood), seen a Hobbit movie that didnt really suck too much, and fallen in … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments

Nanowrimo (Not just a Tongue Twister)

I`ve decided to support my fellow Nanowrimo participants this week. Probably because I`m one of them. (Look forward to my book being published!) In case you did not know, that … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

Ragin` Road

All the little bugs scuttle around fighting, shoving, pushing the competition out of the lane. One little girl loses her ball, she chases her ball, she steps foot in the … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 5 Comments

Kazak People – Kazakhstan & China

I found a lovely post at Ajaytao2010 via Kazak People – Kazakhstan & China. Snippets and bits grabbed from across the interwebs have been woven together to show the tapestry … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

RSVP to a Party!

I know this one seems to be a little off the beaten track, but I`m just letting you guys know about the Gluten Free Twitter party on July 5th. (Yes, … Continue reading

June 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

How To Be A Good Diner

I was scrolling through various sites in one of the great mysteries of the world; that it, how a person can start out innocently looking at a single funny video … Continue reading

June 8, 2013 · 4 Comments

Moving Sideways

I`ve tried something crazy and ambitious. I have no idea if it will work at all, but I`m hoping it worked out. You see, in a burst of creative inspiration … Continue reading

May 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Got Legos?

I do. More than I can count. Well, the ‘I’ there is rather misleading. None of them are my fault. I actually find Legos to be much too limiting to … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · 7 Comments

May Day!

I don`t think that, as an American, I`ve ever experienced a May Day celebration. It really just isn`t done. I suppose it is one tradition that never managed to cross … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

DIY Anthropology Knockoff

I love Anthropology. I think I could live in that store. There have been times when I`ve gone into the shop, and a bunch of friends all agreed that everything … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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