Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Versatile Blogger and Other Random Stuff

Last week,  Derek Berry (This guy blows me away. He’s 18 and writes like he’s been at it for years.) http://derekberry.wordpress.com presented me with The Versatile Blogger award. This award is a very cool way of supporting others in the blogging … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Be safe, be happy and have the most awesome Thanksgiving Day ever! Next week I’ll be writing about The Most Versatile Blogging Award and some great blogs you might want to check out. Also, more inappropriate vintage advertising and the worst of the worst, mind-blowing photos … Continue reading

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Adventures in Hoarding #4: I Hate Snakes, Lynda Learns to Fly and Why You May Never Use Lysol Again

I hate snakes. All snakes. I don’t care if they’re not poisonous. It’s a visceral reaction and there doesn’t seem to be anything I can do about it. There are lots of snakes in the mountains of Northern Virginia and the property … Continue reading

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Adventures in Hoarding #3 Digging for Treasure

The second most frequently asked question I get about my adventure (the first being “Were you nuts?”) is “Did you find anything good?” The answer is yes. And no. Going through Mary’s house was a lot like traveling through a time capsule that had … Continue reading

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Adventures in Hoarding # 2–My Sister-In-Law is a Saint

My Adventures in Hoarding were off to a rocky start before I had even reached Mary’s (my late mother-in-law) house. I hate flying and the five-hour flight from Phoenix to Virginia gave me too much time to question my sanity and fret over how I was going to manage this near-unmanageable task. When … Continue reading

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