Dog Day: The Girls Go Gaga for Halloween

“Here it is, Halloween again, and once again, Mum has us decked in these silly costumes. . . seriously, Mum, Lady Gaga?? I mean,  how many more years will I have to put up with such indignities? A bad romance, indeed. . . . “ “What do you mean, Elsie? I LOVED my costume this […]

Dog Day: The Girls Meet M.C. Escher

[ONE LAST REMINDER: THE MAPLE SYRUP AND LAYER CAKE GIVEAWAY CONTEST ENDS TOMORROW!  IF YOU HAVEN’T YET, BE SURE TO LEAVE A COMMENT TO ENTER–MORE DETAILS ON THIS POST.] Years ago, a friend at university introduced me to the massive tome Godel, Escher, Bach.  I was fascinated by the concept of discernible patterns that spanned […]

Such a Tease

I’ve never been what I’d call a “good” flirt.  In high school, I hung out with the nerdy crowd (hard to believe, I know!), so there wasn’t really any opportunity to flirt.  Then, when I was finally old enough to attract the opposite sex in my 20s, it seemed too late to get the hang of […]