The Increasing Appeal Of Domesticity

The Ultimate Career

In college, I once took a class all about the 1950’s.  It was a fascinating time in America.  Communism was the “C” word and we faced increasing tensions with Russia and Korea.  Many people associate this decade with such things as the birth of rock and roll and the Golden Age of television.  Others with a sexualization we were just beginning to uncover with the advent of Playboy Magazine and the most famous blonde to ever grace the Silver Screen: Marilyn Monroe.

For me, I associate this time with a different type of woman: the homemaker.
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The Deafening Sound Of Purring

Three weeks into the new year and what a crazy time it has been!  I must apologize for my absence in the blogosphere, but life once again got in the way.  My mind has been a super highway lately and I have so many new ideas that I want to explore on the blog.  You may have already noticed the new layout.  I’ve been plugging away at #18 on my 30-Before-30 list.  I’ve got an appointment to check off #16 next month and plans in the works for #5, 17, and 23.

And then there’s my personal life.

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Home Sweet Home

That’s right, Wonderlings. I have finally checked off #1 on my 30-Before-30 list and I am the proud owner of a ginormous townhouse. As you may remember, the road to real estate bliss was paved with multiple disappointments.  I walked away from a home, I lost out on a home, and I moved in with my mother while I waited for the The One.  Despite the emotional roller coaster that real estate can become, I never lost hope that I would eventually have a place to call my own.

And boy do I!

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