It’s the end of an era, here at Polka Dot Cottage, as we bid farewell to a true fixture around these parts: my van.Read More: A little send-off
Have I ever shown you our car? I know you’ve seen the van. It gets all of the attention for its uncanny ability to be in the right place at the (almost comically) wrong time. The car, though, has had no such bad luck. It just sits there in the driveway being quietly dependable. Initially, […]Read More: Out to pasture
I found these glasses yesterday. I used to collect them in the mid-nineties. I thought I had thrown them away a few years ago, but I was happy to see they’re still around. Too bad I no longer have the aqua ’93 Oldsmobile Cutlass Supreme to go with them. Gosh, I loved that car.Read More: Do you hear R.E.M. playing?
There’s a road trip in my not-so-distant future, and it involves my 10-year-old car, which I do love, but which also causes a fair amount of discomfort on any drive that lasts longer than an hour. It’s the kind of thing you wouldn’t notice tooling around town, but sit in the same spot for too […]Read More: Tush cushion
So the lawn guys were here today cleaning up two weeks-worth of leaves. They did a great job on the lawn, the sidewalk and the driveway. And speaking of the driveway, guess where most of the driveway leaves got blown? Yeah, oh so conveniently onto the car. And up against the garage door. Neil was […]Read More: Leaf me alone
In the Encyclopedia of Me, P is most certainly for Polka Dots, and I’ll tell you story of how that came to be: Fifteen or sixteen years ago, when I was a college student, I spent my summer working as a teller in the local bank where my dad was (and still is) the manager. […]Read More: P is for Polka Dots