Jenny Hansen

A Mom’s Day Mashup

A Mom’s Day Mashup

Unless you’ve been living in a cave (without wi-fi), you know that Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Seems like the perfect time for a Mother’s Day post! But Amazon let me down this year, in terms of its rockin’ Mother’s Day gift suggestions. If you don’t know what I mean, check out the Pole-Dancing Lessons, or(…)

Concordia joins the More Cowbell posse!

Concordia joins the More Cowbell posse!

Yep, the intrepid 19th century lady professor has dared to step into Jenny Hansen’s “More Cowbell” inner sanctum today, to talk about the popular (and sometimes ridiculous) beauty products of her time. Not familiar with Jenny Hansen and her “More Cowbell” blog? You’re missing quite a treat! The “More Cowbell” concept is all about exuberance(…)

Humor for the Tech-Challenged

Humor for the Tech-Challenged

Happy Monday!  With the new theme up, and things running sort-of-smoothly (after a lot of trial and error), this post from last year caught my eye.  Hope it gives you a good laugh.  I’m keeping all of the original marvy comments, too.  Take heart, O Tech-Challenged Ones! ——————————————-   My blog has been requiring me(…)

Nineteenth century Winter Holiday – Sledding

For those of you already looking at snow on the ground, or envious of those who have the white stuff, this one’s for you. Folks in the 19th century had a lot of fun sledding, and doing other winter sports, too.  (Click here for last year’s post on 19thc Ice-Skating in Central Park). Here’s an excerpt(…)

Taxes, Allergies, & Fri the 13th: a typical ROW80 week

It’s ROW80 check-in time!  In the Owen household this week, we’re celebrating not only goals semi-fulfilled, but the successful navigation of  killer allergies, Friday the 13th, and tax preparation. I can’t say I suffered through the tax preparation end of things; I was spectator/sympathetic ear/sandwich preparer for He-Who-Braves-the-1040.  In other words, my spectacular hubby, Paul. So,(…)