Posts by Nadine

Carry Coffee, Not Guns

September 10th, 2013

I am not a rabid activist, but I do see myself as an activist consumer. For instance, I have not spent any money at Carl’s Jr. or Dominos Pizza since […]

Wide Awake

September 4th, 2013

I don’t know what happened to me, but over the past two decades I’ve changed from a mid-morning person to an early morning person. Growing up, my house had this […]

Dress Your Age

August 19th, 2013

I’m quickly approaching 50, and I often wonder if I should start dressing like I’m approaching 50. Should I move from J Crew to Chicos? Should I ban sleeveless tops, […]

Driving With Maps

August 8th, 2013

Before there was MapQuest or Google Maps, there was my trusty Thomas Guide. I always consulted my handy book before leaving to go to any new location. I carefully plotted […]

Farewell To Manzanar

July 25th, 2013

I just re-read Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston’s Farewell to Manzanar, because I was about his age when I first heard about the Japanese American Internment Camps. Up until middle school, I had […]

Beer Me

July 12th, 2013

I really like beer. I didn’t always, but it’s now my drink of choice when indulging in alcoholic beverages. This is one in the long list of changes I’m going […]

Aural Experience

June 25th, 2013

It started a couple of years ago with an email receipt from iTunes for a SpongeBob Squarepants song. I didn’t mind, my son was learning new technology, and it was […]

I Walked The Walk

June 13th, 2013

It seems I go on a rant every year about the abundance of cheap and chic clothes and how it affects almost every aspect of our lives. After writing my […]