I bargained with Life for a penny, and Life would pay no more,
However I begged at evening when I counted my scanty store;
For Life is a just employer, he gives you what you ask,
But once you have set the wages, why, you must bear the task.
I worked for a menial’s hire, only to learn, dismayed,
That any wage I had asked of Life, Life would have paid.
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I'm Dr. Julie-Ann, a glamorous mid-century homemaker wannabe. I geek out on vintage cookbooks, charm school guides, sewing books and patterns, magazines, and homemaking advice. The Mister and I are vagabonds-- Native Californians currently living the glamorous lifestyle in the Midwest.