Lunar Love – Unscientific Proof That The Moon Rules

Posted on Friday, June 21st, 2013

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Super Moon!

This weekend we are graced with the presence of a Super Moon, also known as a ‘perigee’ full moon.  The moon follows an elliptical orbit around the […]

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Lessons From Mom – Things I Learned To Appreciate

Posted on Friday, May 10th, 2013

Time is the great eye opener.
I hear the clock tick, tick, tick away the days, months, years… and I realize as time passes how many things I appreciate.
Ordinary things.
Extraordinary things.
Big and small, there are moments […]

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Blue Mountain eCards And More – A Pleasant Surprise For This Luddite

Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013

I guess I’d have to say I’m sort of a hold-out when it comes to accepting certain change, like technology, for instance.  The word the kids are using nowadays is ‘Luddite.’  You’ll recognize a Luddite […]

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Let The Word Be Your Guide – New Year, New Word

Posted on Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

It’s never too late to think about a New Year’s Resolution, is it? Well, it’s not that I haven’t been thinking about it. My daughter, Nicole Dean, issued the challenge back in January to… well, […]

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A Wisconsin Yankee Adrift In Dixie Waters – A 10 Year Voyage

Posted on Sunday, December 2nd, 2012

Ten years ago today, on December 2, 2002, at 4 o’clock in the afternoon, our ship landed in Pensacola, Florida.
Well, actually it was a Volvo, but judging by our surroundings, we had just come off […]

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Happy Birthday To Me – Distractions From The Celebration

Posted on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

Happy Birthday To Me!
My birthday has always been a big deal.
It began, I suppose, because my parents made the day special every single year… no matter what was going on and no matter how many […]

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Sometimes It Hurts To Blow Out The Candles

Posted on Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Today would have been my sister’s 49th birthday.
I don’t often speak of my sister here.  I can’t, or don’t want to, try to put it into words.  So, I don’t.  Every year on her birthday, […]

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Wine Cork Obsession – Crafty Or Crazy?

Posted on Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

I suspect if we experience a flood, my house would float.
Because I can NOT throw out a wine cork.
Considering I’ve had decades and decades of enjoying the vino, you can imagine what my stash of […]

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5 Things You Would Learn About Me If You Walked Through My House

Posted on Monday, August 6th, 2012

I got an email today from Trisha over at that got me chuckling, and a bit panicked because she was asking her bloggin’ buddies to let readers take a walk through their house.  PLEASE […]

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Judge Not Lest Ye Be Judged – We Don’t Need Your Seal Of Approval

Posted on Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

She’d be cute if she just…
It doesn’t matter what the end of that sentence is. It hurts. Growing up, we’ve all been judged. We were too thin, too fat, too short, too tall. Our legs […]

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