Something Pithy Here

"Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop." -- The King of Hearts

I'm an adopted Texan. As they say, "I wasn't born in Texas, but I got here as fast as I could!" I post pictures and opinions as suits my mood, mostly because I can. Hooray Internet! 

So far I have three blogs here. By the Way is the oldest. I started it in 2003. I lost a couple of years to Vox because I was too lazy to bother to export when they shut down. I consider it an exercise in accepting impermanence. When I followed my husband to Singapore for his first expat assignment, I started (T)expatriate: A Southern Girl in Singapore. That covers 2010 and 2011, give or take. Next came Oslo, and (T)expat 2: Norwegian Boogaloo,  in 2012. Now I'm back home, and back on By the Way.

Pix live on Flickr. I toss links out on Twitter when I feel like it. I'm still not sure what to do with G+ but I kinda like it.


Who Knew

Margaret does, apparently. I've wondered about all those weird names. It's kind of nice to know there's a method to the madness. I remember first seeing an Ikea store when I started traveling to Houston lo these many years ago. I was entranced. The mystique has worn off somewhat by now (actually, I think I was ruined for life when we bought our sofa, which has since been joined by a morris chair and ottoman, with plans for a bed, dining table and chairs, and who knows what else) but it's still a fun place. If you can find somewhere to park, that is.

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