When I was in my early 20's I was hanging out with a distant relative playing "beauty parlor."
She was 13, and even though I didn't want them, she insisted that I should allow her to apply artificial fingernails to my hands. To humor the kid, I went along with her even though I hate wearing long nails. I play piano and violin and I prefer to keep my nails ...(more)
My aunt, while pregnant with a little girl, was trying to think of names. She eventually finalized it: her first name would be Jena (or Gena) and her middle name would be Talia. Both arguably nice names. Proud of her name-picking, she announced it to the family, our baby will be named Gena.
When I brought this up to her, rather than bein...(more)
It takes a lot for a wealthy urbanite office boy to understand a bush dwelling hunter type. It is just that different. And vice versa.
We happen to be somewhere in the middle. We had a laugh when hubs brought out his old university engineering buddies camping. We like to bush whack in the mountain. On the way up, there was a lonely red...(more)