Amazon, Childhood, Favorite Things, Humor

To All The Perfumes I’ve Worn Before

Sung to this tune: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rVq0ONrSH-Q   For my mom's birthday this year, I bought her the perfume my grandma (her mom) used to wear, Anais Anais. I actually sprayed some of it on me before I wrapped it up because I had forgotten the scent and was very curious. Let me tell you, it brought… Continue reading To All The Perfumes I’ve Worn Before

high school, reunion, high school reunion, 30 years
Childhood, Humor, Life, Menopause

Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

      On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

kari, a grace full life, breakfast club, donuts, breakfast club high school, john hughes
Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Menopause, Nonsense

I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

Last week, I did something completely out of character for me, thanks to my husband, the risk taker that he is. So, on the first day of my birthday week, last Monday, Mike and I took the day off to have a date day because he was departing the next day for a business trip… Continue reading I Got Inside The Breakfast Club High School and Lived to Tell

John Hughes, Chicago, Screenplay, Don't You Forget About Me, The Breakfast Club, 80s, 80s Movies
Chicago, John Hughes, Screenplay

Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves

  I made a tough decision earlier this week. Well tough for me, probably not so tough for most of you. I'm no longer sharing my screenplay to the blog. First, I want to clarify that I did not stop sharing because of an essay that Molly Ringwald wrote for The New Yorker. I've toyed with… Continue reading Screenplays Don’t Write Themselves

menopause, 80s
Humor, Life, Link Party, Menopause, Music

Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

First published November 20th, 2017 I've been going through perimenopause for the past ten years. Just kidding, it's only been two years. It only feels like ten. Because the symptoms of perimenopause are SUCKING MY SOUL RIGHT OUT OF MY BODY. According to the website 34 Menopause Symptoms Dot Com (yes, it's a real website), there… Continue reading Did You Know There Are 34 Menopause Symptoms?

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Music

John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program.   I don't. Have too much time on my hands, to be clear. But my John Hughes addiction never sleeps. Never. Sleeps.    And yours shouldn't either which is why I am sharing with you something that I have kept… Continue reading John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands