The Shifting of Seasons


I've changed out of my bulky jackets and the scarves have been put away. The sun isn't hidden behind clouds and the breeze finally feels warm and sweet from the purple blooms on the vine by my house. I'm thawing out. My winter is over.   I don't live on the East Coast, but my winter…

Spring Cleaning and Thoreau


Ahhh...warm sun, banging swing doors, and iced drinks are here.... or at least it is getting closer every day. (©LiveSimplyKMM.wordpress.com)Which means I found myself opening up my bedroom window and looking at the craziness that is my closet in disbelief. Could I really have that many shoes? I've never been a self-proclaimed shoe obsessor (books on…

The Growing List


I've always seen those lists people make of "Things I've Learned Lately" and I've always been intrigued by them. I personally love learning new random things, like how very nonchalantly the NYT wrote an article about books bound in human skin. Why would I ever care to know that? Yet, here I am reading with…