You'll find beguiling pearls of wit, wisdom, and whimsy. This is a life/style blog. It's my midLIFE and I live it with a lot of STYLE. Sometimes he's here, sometimes he's not. What. Ever. I'm married to a master mariner tug boat captain who travels the world while I stay home, scrub the tile with bleach, rubber gloves, and a toothbrush, then shop 'til I drop. I love seashells and rocks, gardening and baking, all things fashion (especially Chanel), Hello Kitty, and anything that sparkles.Veg, passionate animal activist. Love to travel, camp, hike.