It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

Everywhere you turn you see Christmas cheer. Decorations are going up, multi-colored lights and inflatables appear in every other yard, and dollars are flying out of wallets and purses quicker than you can sing “Glory to the Newborn King.” You hear Christmas music playing through your…radios. (Don’t roll your eyes! I don’t know what kind… Continue reading It’s The Most Wonderful Time of The Year!

Christmas Commute

“I don’t like this.” Stirring from my reverie, I looked over at my daughter, who was driving me to work so she could use my car. “What?” I asked. “This song, I don’t like this song.” I focused on the music that was playing. It was November 30th, but I like Christmas music, so I… Continue reading Christmas Commute

The No Talking Surprise

What? My husband recently took me out for a “No Talking Surprise.” You might wonder what a “No Talking Surprise” is. Let me explain. When my darling first-born approached the age of about four or five years old, she exhibited all the traits of a precocious child that NEVER stopped talking. Stephanie was a lively,… Continue reading The No Talking Surprise

Tis the Season…Thoughts About Christmas

Tis the Season… Merry Christmas to my readers! I am sitting here on Christmas morning while the traditional breakfast is cooking. All are sleeping (except me), and I try not to think about all the things that have yet to be prepared before the traditional holiday feast. I tried my best to get everything done ahead… Continue reading Tis the Season…Thoughts About Christmas

Did Someone Say Door Busters?

November—A month of change, thankfulness, and holidays… Lots of things have happened in the last few weeks. We’ve elected a new president, celebrated a holiday, survived those door bustin’ sales on Black Friday, and an iconic despot has died. We still have four days left in this month. I wonder if there will be any more surprises. Someone told me they… Continue reading Did Someone Say Door Busters?

Happy Birthday!

No?  Happy Birthday is wrong?  Well then how about Happy New Year!  Happy New Year!  After all it is the birth of a new year, isn’t it?  What does that mean?  Well, when you really think about it, nothing.  It is just another tick of the clock, another day in your life.  We are the… Continue reading Happy Birthday!


The Holiday Season In our family we have a few traditions. We enjoy a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends on Thursday. On Friday, Mark takes the girls Black Friday shopping before the sun wakes up while I do the one thing that everyone appreciates—sleep—so I won’t be cranky. Then on Saturday, there is the… Continue reading Traditions

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