Author Archives: Queen Savage

Weekend in Sarasota

We revived our failed New Year’s plan this weekend and visited Sarasota, Florida.  We stayed at the Indigo Hotel (walking distance to downtown) in this lovely room: The Southerner and I both agreed that the hotel was very nice, but … Continue reading

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Men, avert your eyes

2012 appears to be the year of medical maladies.  This morning, I had to have a procedure called a colposcopy.  My gyno recommended the colposcopy after my annual visit a few weeks ago yielded abnormal pap smear results.  A friend … Continue reading

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2012, so far you’re the pits

As in, literally, the Southerner and I have rashes under our armpits and other nefarious places right now. The Southerner went out of town last week and returned this Sunday with a small pimple-like bump under his left pit.  I … Continue reading

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The Southerner and I decided to ditch our Sarasota plans (in other words, we waited until the last-minute and all of the hotels in Sarasota were booked) and stay in St Pete for New Years.  Our last two New Years … Continue reading

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Things that have changed in my 30’s

1.  I’m strangely attracted to zebra and leopard prints.  Whereas, I used to call my mom’s leopard print travel-bag “a wounded animal,” now my only wish is that it came with a matching dopp kit so that I could inherit … Continue reading

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Half my DNA

I turned away from the football game tonight to ask dad a question and noticed that he was wearing these, INDOORS. Me: Whoa, Stevie Wonder, why are you wearing sunglasses indoors at night? Dad: They’re the only glasses I could find that … Continue reading

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Survival 101

Me: Do you think it’s weird that every time I drive over the Tampa Bay bridge I envision my car careening over the side of it? What I would do if all of sudden my car was sinking to the … Continue reading

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Christmas list

I was asked to make a Christmas list this year. My list consisted of a request for Amazon gift cards and some fancy shampoo, because when I’m put on the spot I have a hard time thinking of a single … Continue reading

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Kindle Fire

Believe me when I write that it was very difficult to stop looking at my new Kindle Fire to write you this post about how much my new Kindle Fire rocks.  In fact, I started writing this post weeks ago, … Continue reading

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Life lessons

Why did I have the best treadmill run of my life while watching Kim Kardashian’s wedding on E!? What are the psychological implications behind that?  Apparently, turning 31 means that I don’t have to pretend to be one of those … Continue reading

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