About Moi

Bon jour! So you’d like to know more about moi. I’m Tara. I’m not French (well, I’m part French), but I’m learning the language! I love all things French — for that I blame The Facts of Life Goes to Paris. One day, like Jo, I will go to Paris and fall in love with a boy named Daveeeed, who works in a book shop.

I love black iced tea, air drumming, showtunes, Pink Pearl erasers, Dixon Ticonderoga #2s, singing whilst driving, puns, Jeopardy!, baking, taking pictures, writing, the beach, comfortable pants, the library, and positivity.

I’m an office drone, but I enjoy the company of others, organizing desks and computer files, playing with websites and all the techy doohickeys, and untangling paper clips (and helping people, which my job allows me to do).

As for blogging, I’ve been at it off and on since 2004, in various incarnations. I stopped for a while in the late aughts, but started up again in 2013, off and on, here. The tag line is oh so true — Daisy Smiley Face: It’s my happy place. I’m a big fan of laughing and silliness. I ponder, occasionally, but there’s usually humor in that, too.

I post frequently, but not regularly. I tried setting a schedule for certain days every week. Muse wouldn’t cooperate and I also found that people who are adulting don’t have time to read so much every week.

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Welcome to Daisy Smiley Face. It’s my happy place.

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