Randomments: I Like Sharing


Randomments

I like sharing. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE MERB’YS! Newfoundland calendar of burly mermaid men raises $300,000 for mental health This is the kind of political news I miss reading—WNY GOP candidate playing to NYC. Also, bringing the legalization of marijuana into the discussion. Brilliant. Giambra sees legalized pot as transit funding source THANK YOU. ALL NEWS OUTLETS […]

January 15, 2018

Weary Weekend


Personal

New to us car? CHECK. Brought it home from Emerling on Friday afternoon. Wheee! When cleaning out the truck this week, we found one of these. I cried. Sentimental Jenny. Bye-bye ol’ truck. You brought me back and forth to HWMMS when we were first dating, drove us to and from Weber Wedding Weekend and […]

January 15, 2018

Big Pile of Poo


Politics

Big Pile of Poo. That’s all I can say. Trump’s ‘shithole’ comment is his new rock bottom This person has turned our country’s highest office into a big pile of poo. It’s not ok. It’s not been ok, it’s never going to be ok. And yes, yes, he will sink lower. Hard to believe, but […]

January 11, 2018

WNY Bucket List: Time to Relax!


Health & Wellness, Writing

Breathe in deeply. Welcome to January and a New Year! Along with the regular resolutions we all start off the year with, eating better, getting more exercise, starting yoga or mediation, same story different year. Why not start off this year with a smaller commitment, one you can easily accomplish with minimal efforf and make […]

January 11, 2018

Stuck!


Weber Wonderland

Stuck! A familiar sight in Winter Weber Wonderland. Must have four-wheel drive for our treacherous windy, uphill driveway. Didn’t even get to Bogert Curve this time. Kubota to the rescue! Fingers and toes and hairs in our nose crossed — this will be the last time our rattletrap no longer 4WD truck will get stuck […]

January 10, 2018

Jaclyn Levesque Art


Art, Friends

I just picked up my friend Jaclyn Levesque‘s art from an exhibit at Springville Center for the Arts. I don’t want to give it back to her. I want it all. Lovely, just lovely. Those two top pieces and middle one, mine. ALL MINE. Follow her her work on Instagram! (Buy her work at her website here!)

January 10, 2018

R Word. ENOUGH.


Randomments

R Word. ENOUGH. THIS WORD IS SO OFFENSIVE TO ME AND SO MANY PEOPLE I LOVE. Eliminate it from your vocabulary. Spread love and kindness. It takes one second to stop and choose a different word. 225 Substitutes for the R-Word

January 9, 2018

Give a Little Bit: Help Inclusive Theater Grow!


Friends, Give a Little Bit, Theater, Western New York

Help Inclusive Theater Grow! Inclusive Theater of WNY is giving people of ALL abilities, ethnicity, and backgrounds a positive and safe place to find their strengths, and to create something new. Started by parents and advocates who believe in TRUE inclusion, ITOWNY is located in The Foundry, a creative “maker space” in Buffalo, NY. The […]

January 8, 2018

LET’S GO BUFFALO!


Football, Sports

LET’S GO BUFFALO! Me: TODAY THE BILLS ARE GONNA BEAT JACKSONVILLE & THEN MAKE TOM BRADY CRY & GO TO THE SUPER BOWL OHMYGODITSALLHAPPENING! #GoBills ❤💙🏈 NERVOUS. So nervous.

January 6, 2018

Baby It’s Cold Outside!


Personal

Baby it’s cold outside! Also be jealous of my awesome below zero style…bright orange jacket, Chilly Willy penguin hat and fake Burberry pattern scarf. 🐧 

January 6, 2018

Fire and Fury


Blogging, Books, Politics

Fire. And. Fury. Pretty sure these are the feelings I’m gonna have while reading this book by Michael Wolff: Fire and Fury. Start by reading this excerpt in New York Magazine. Just. Wow. Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President One year ago: the plan to lose, and the administration’s shocked first days. Then while […]

January 3, 2018

How is this real life?


Politics

How is this real life? January 2018: Just came back from Village Board meeting. Simple, small-town politics. Swearing in a new Police officer, wishing happy birthday to a Trustee, thanking street department for all their hard work. And then I came home and logged on Twitter. A statement by the President: pic.twitter.com/qIk5H4XAE5 — Real Press […]

January 2, 2018

Doctor Appointments


Health & Wellness

After seeing a commercial now about for the 27th time about 3D mammography at Roswell Park I feel like the universe is reminding me, I’m past my checkup date. Dear God does this commercial play every hour? I haven’t even had the TV on all day! Sigh. Damn it. I’m listening. But see that’s the […]

January 2, 2018

Happy New Year


Friends

Happy New Year: Love. Love. Love. Spend more time with people you love. Spend more time doing things you love. Spend more time thinking about things you love.

January 1, 2018

Playoffs


Sports

I’m old enough to remember, really, really, really, REALLY remember the good ol’ days. The Super Bowl years. It’s been a very long time. Embarrassingly long time in fact. Think about this. The phrase "The Bills are in the playoffs" has never been tweeted, posted on Facebook, or uttered by an Uber driver. It has […]

January 1, 2018

My Three Words: 2018


Mind and Spirit

My Three Words: 2018. From Chris Brogan. Pick any three words that you can use to guide you forward to success in the coming year. 2016: Healthy, Determined, Successful 2017: Me, Myself & I My Three Words 2018: Love, love & love.❤💙❤ Sure. Technically it’s the same word three times. BUT it has been the word THE […]

January 1, 2018

Three Accomplishments in 2017


Personal

Three Accomplishments in 2017? Welp. Maybe it’s because this is my current mood: Current Status: Not Feeling It. Also, no idea what it…is. — Jennifer L.S. Weber (@AllThingsJen) December 29, 2017 Maybe it’s because 2017 has been one GIANT DUMPSTER TIRE FIRE. But I couldn’t easily come up with three accomplishments in 2017. I thought […]

December 28, 2017

My First Car


Randomments

Writing prompt found on Twitter: Please tell me about your first car in 20 words 1985 Burnt Sienna Chevy Citation. Pretty sure my friend Katie had something to do with naming the color after learning about the color wheel in Studio in Art class with Mr. Siskar. I loved that damn car. And I loved that […]

December 28, 2017

Where Will You Be Celebrating New Year’s Eve?


Holidays, Western New York, Writing

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: Ring in the New Year! Where Will You Be Celebrating New Year’s Eve? Out with the old and in with 2018! No matter if you plan on spending New Year’s Eve with a quiet night at home, a party with friends and family or out on […]

December 28, 2017

Twitterments


Social Media

Because not everybody loves Twitter like I do… “And a friend who bullies us is no longer a friend. And since bullies only respond to strength, from now onward, I will be prepared to be much stronger.” #LoveActually “I’m just sitting here with a mustache and memories of last night.” – Burt Reynolds @archerfxx Today we […]

December 27, 2017

Snowy Springville


Pets, Weber Wonderland

Snowy Springville. So pretty I could cry. Also, still snowing, gently. Giant Puppy is in love. Nope, not as much as Erie, PA (JEALOUS!) But a pretty darn good amount considering a few feet already melted before this recent storm! Although you wouldn’t know it from the WNY Media standpoint! SPRINGVILLE IN THE NEWS! DASHING— […]

December 26, 2017

So this is Christmas* 2017


Food & Drink, Holidays, HWMMS, Personal, Weber Wonderland

So this is Christmas* 2017—-And what have we done? NOTHING Christmas* around Weber Wonderland is otherwise known as the Most Wonderful Time of the Year. HWMMS and I have our Meetiversary on the 15th, HWMMS Birthday 19th, Christmas Eve Eve 23rd, Christmas Eve 24th, Christmas 25th, My Birthday 29th, New Year’s Eve 31st—it’s a two-week […]

December 25, 2017

The End of the Year (Anti) Bucket List


Books, Garden, Randomments, TV, Writing

A repost of my article in the Springville Times: The End of the Year (Anti) Bucket List With all the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season (almost) behind us the very, last thing you might be thinking about includes making more plans for the weeks ahead. Time for a rest, recoup and recovery session to […]

December 24, 2017

WNY Bucket List: Outdoor Winter Fun


Western New York, Writing

A repost of my latest article in the Springville Times:  Winter Bucket List: Outdoor Winter Fun Winter is no longer coming, Winter is here! While waiting for the daylight to slowly inch back into longer hours, why not spend some time outdoors embracing the season! There’s no shortage of options in Western New York. Check […]

December 23, 2017

All Things True Confession: Gossip Website Addictions


Personal, Randomments

All Things True Confession: Gossip Website Addictions Answer: What is Us Weekly. Daily Mail. Blind Gossip & Reality Steve. Question: What are All Things Jennifer’s favorite website addictions? I’m a SUCKER for the celebrity gossip pages. I have NO control. I’m embarrassed to say I probably check each one of the sites listed above every […]

December 22, 2017

Dragonfly Tattoo


Friends, Personal

The Middle Aged Lady with the Dragonfly Tattoo. Despite being the person who personally disliked tattoos all my life, (see #63) I just got my 1st tattoo in honor of my upcoming 44th birthday. 44. The age my dad was when he passed away. A reminder to make every day count. This is midlife. Three […]

December 21, 2017

The Number 42


HWMMS

The Number 42. Send all the birthday love to HWMMS today – He Who Makes Me Smile now knows the answer to the life, the universe and everything. He also is celebrating this new found knowledge by spending the day in bed, actually since yesterday at 6pm. Bah humbug to the sickness!

December 19, 2017