Author Archives: MaryJo

What’s on the needles? And HOW much yarn do you really need?

Well, I have three real projects on my needles, one educational one, and a few planned projects. But these need to get finished. I have been looking at FB posts and seeing what other knitters have managed to finished during … Continue reading

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Changing Tastes…2020 Update

The last couple of years before retirement, I noticed that I backed off on wearing makeup and using perfume. When retirement hit, the only times I put on war paint and sprayed on scent were Sunday mornings or going out … Continue reading

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My TBR piles, bags, boxes….

Between library used bookstores and Thriftbooks, I have amassed an even larger collection of reading material. If I don’t hurry up, I will get even more behinder (it’s not a real word, but it sounds about right) in my reading. … Continue reading

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A scent by any other name…

Perfume. I love perfume. But like the books I read, I have also realized my taste in perfumes has also evolved over the years. At least I wasn’t a Giorgio of Beverly Hills or Poison fan, but I did like … Continue reading

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Changing taste in books….

I have learned in the last couple of days that I can’t read chick lit books anymore. For one, I am too old for that genre, IMHO. I can’t relate to it, let alone enjoy them just for the fun … Continue reading

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Casa Mexicana on Mall Drive…

How dumb is this: living around the corner from one of the best Mexican restaurants for nearly a year and NEVER going there? How embarrassing, not just dumb. But we finally did, and when we discovered how good it was, … Continue reading

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Little Mexico Grill on 43 in Greenhill….

One thing I will always remember about Little Mexico Grill is that this was the destination on my first motorcycle ride in nearly three years (six months pre- and the two years post-knee replacement surgery). The second thing I will … Continue reading

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Momma Jean’s on Cloverdale Road….Update (April 9, 2017)

One of the nicest things about going to church on Sunday is being able to across the parking lot to a home-style restaurant for lunch. How easy is that? Now I know the Petersville Church of Christ congregation has it … Continue reading

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The “original” Homeside Restaurant on Cloverdale Road

Now I call this the “Original” because this is the first location that we discovered, Gary and I, courtesy of Steve and Carolyn Letson. I was shocked at the size of the portions for the plate at the price, for … Continue reading

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Undisclosed Location: Homeside on Huntsville Road

Now, to be clear, there are two Homeside Restaurants in Florence, one on Cloverdale Road (Petersville), the second on Huntsville Road. Don’t get me wrong, both are good, they pretty much have the same menu for all day dining, breakfast, … Continue reading

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