When good habits turn into obsessions

I never thought I would be reading weather reports so intensively. Before, all I needed to know was whether it was going to rain and how cold it would be, so that I could wear the appropriate coat and shoes. But now, I'm looking for humidity, dew point, wind gusts, and I'm looking at hourly… Continue reading When good habits turn into obsessions

Happy Birthday to my hero, D.W.

As you may or may not be aware, it is D.W.'s birthday on Monday, May 29th! Since this blog has proven itself to be pretty much the place I write about the crazy things I love, I figured it was high-time for me to write about my love for the PBS show Arthur - specifically… Continue reading Happy Birthday to my hero, D.W.

Friday Date Night at the Dairy Farm!

Mr. Rafia and I had a little date night yesterday... at the local dairy farm! It was actually the second time we've gone to Traders Point Creamery in the past three weeks, but yesterday was so nice and sunny and I even got to see the cows right before milking time, something I had not… Continue reading Friday Date Night at the Dairy Farm!

I guess it must be “Rafia revisits her obsessions” week

This morning, I've learned that Stephen Hillenberg, the creator of SpongeBob Squarepants, has been diagnosed with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease. This is incredibly sad because "ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, is a rare terminal illness that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord." But also, Stephen Hillenberg was a facilitator of… Continue reading I guess it must be “Rafia revisits her obsessions” week

The Richard Simmons Saga – A True Story

I am an obsessive person. And I can be an elitist about the things I love. Only very recently have I been able to publicly admit that I like the movies better than the books. You know what I'm talking about. Okay, fine. It's been a while. The real reason I read The Lord of… Continue reading The Richard Simmons Saga – A True Story