Shopgirl’s Sojourn- A to Z Theme Reveal

Guess what I’m back…well don’t get too excited, the return is not a permanent one.  It is April which means the A to Z challenge, and if I’m going to be forcing myself to write every day for a month, I have learned the hard way this past November that my personal blog is not… Read More

End of an Era: Ringling Bros. To Close Its Final Curtain

It was announced yesterday that the Ringling Brothers Circus is to close that final curtain before the start of summer.   The cause they say are many things; show attendance and the trouble caused by PETA to name two. Thank You PETA: slowly destroying my childhood one magical memory at a time. When we moved to… Read More

Mall Review: The Shops at Crystals

The Shops at Crystals Management: Simon Location:   Las Vegas, NV Theme: Contemporary Art Type: Indoor       Family Fun: Intriguing art along the Walk Way Favorite Shops: Harry Winston Tiffany & Co.   The word Aria, a term used to describe an expressive melody, was obviously utilized to inspire this unique state of… Read More

The Mall and My Youth

Growing up our family frequented malls.  When we adventured to new places, we skipped allot of natural tourist spots such as the worlds largest ball of yarn and the side of the road worlds best bar-b-que and opted for a day at the mall.  To us a mall was not only free, but it was… Read More

The Mall Workers’ Fellowship

I could see Mother Mall at the end of the hall, separated from the hullabaloo of the food court by the tempered glass that served as a wall to her small shop.  Behind the register with her silver hair glistening down to her shoulders her eyes are transfixed, behind the lenses of her glasses, on… Read More