Excitingly I’ll be moving in less than a week. My house is filled with chaos, dust and packing materials. I have always believed that it makes absolutely no sense to pack and move items that you no longer want, use or need. Each time I move I go through parallel acts with packing and de-cluttering.… Read More To Keep or Not to Keep
Christmas Eve this year will mark my mom & stepdad’s 30th wedding anniversary! 30 years is a long time but even longer when living in close proximity to the other person. Ha! Earlier this fall they took themselves to Hawaii for their 30th anniversary trip. The kids all went in together and bought them a… Read More Anniversary Gift Idea
My vinyl obsession continues. Yes those are Christmas albums you see here. What?! I am preparing for the holidays. 🙂 Truly, though…my grandparents called me one summer evening this year and asked if I would like a box of older vinyl records from my great aunt’s house. I immediately said yes without knowing what was… Read More Vinyl Obsessed
It’s very cold here. 1 degree Fahrenheit to be exact. My weather app tells me that with the windchill it feels like -16F outside. The freezing temps, however didn’t matter to the brave souls who got up early on this Veteran’s honor day to place flags on the veteran crosses that are scattered around our… Read More Veteran’s Day 2014
This past weekend a long-time friend of mine laid her father to rest. I use the term father in the meaning that he was her dad regardless of biology. He was the one she looked to for strength and support growing up. I am so deeply saddened by his loss for her. It’s later in… Read More Autumn Turns Into Winter
I woke up the other morning with a nasty case of pain-in-the-backedness. Yes, that is a word. I looked it up. Every month around a certain time I get quite bad lower back aches from a number of causes (endometriosis, uterine fibroids and a weak core) and it feels as if I “threw” my back… Read More Baby Got Back….Pain!