Tag Archives: Teens

Out of Sight Out of Mind (aka Adventures in Homemaking)

Three days in a row, I’ve gone to the half bath in the girls’ room to use the toilet and each time SURPRISE! just an empty cardboard tube where the toilet paper should be. Does this bother me? Of course. … Continue reading

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Choosing the Happy

Daily we see those bumper stickers and motivational posters that encourage you to “Choose the Happy” and we usually roll our eyes and think, “Pfffft….yeah, right.” But the more I think about it, the more I realize that ultimately happiness … Continue reading

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An A for Effort

I’m probably the least organized person on the planet. I file things horizontally….on my desk….and chair….and table….and floor…and bookcase….and sometimes even IN the drawers. If I don’t see the bills, then they don’t get paid. Imagine how difficult “paperless billing” … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans…

So, when I started this whole “Walking 1000 Miles” thing and I’d planned to get up early, walk my 2-3 miles and then shower and write daily, I had no idea that I’d end up down for the count ¬†with … Continue reading

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Getting Started Is Not As Easy As I Recall

In an effort to assist my son in getting his first real job (read: In an effort to take over my son’s life and push him into employment quickly,) I decided to sit down and type up a resume for … Continue reading

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Taking the Upgrade Plunge

While the rest of the American world is comfortable in their common vocabulary that uses phrases like “U-Verse (R)*” and “bundled” and “DVR,” I’m smiling and nodding like the toy Bobblehead you purchased at the last major league baseball game … Continue reading

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I Have a One-Track Mind…Apparently

I started this blog in the hopes of expanding my reader base for that “someday” when I finally publish my novel that’s been collecting dust only 9 ¬†chapters in for the last 2 years. I also figured it would be … Continue reading

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