Daily Prompt · My Blog

The Spins

Sometimes it seems as if life moves so fast that you can't catch your breath. Everything piles up - life keeps on happening. Day after day, week after week, year after year.... It passes you by. Work, chores, eat, sleep, work, family, eat, sleep, work, eat, sleep, work, chores, eat, sleep, work, eat, sleep.... A… Continue reading The Spins

Children · My Blog · Parenting

Generation Z

There are many positives to the advances in technology. However, there are some experiences that I am sad my daughter will miss out on. I am sure many parents have felt this way with their children as well with each new generation. Here is my list: Memorizing phone numbers (more than just their own) Talking… Continue reading Generation Z

Mental Health · My Blog · Self

Bundle of Nerves

Stress is so powerful. Almost as powerful as fear. It is something that has guided and controlled a large part of my life for many years. It has made me function on overdrive to relieve it. It has made me not function due to the weight of it. Stress affects many people in different ways.… Continue reading Bundle of Nerves

Memories · My Blog

Words that trigger songs in my head…

Sometimes when people are talking to me I hear a key word and a song will go off in my head - maybe not the full song, but a line or two. Here are a few examples: My Hero - There goes my hero, watch him as he goes... My Hero by Foo Fighters Happy… Continue reading Words that trigger songs in my head…

My Blog

Experimenting with Black Raspberries

With black raspberries in season we have been trying new ways to consume all these delicious berries! This year we got our berries from a friend's house in Blue Mounds, WI. Below I have included pictures and recipes of some of our favorites. My mother-in-law makes the best black raspberry pie (with homemade crust), but… Continue reading Experimenting with Black Raspberries

My Blog · Self-Care · Work

The downside to working remotely – via Samsung Galaxy S7 

As I sit here alone, at an upscale bar /restaurant sipping my Kinky Mango Sangria and savoring my Seasame Seared Ahi Tuni I contemplate my recent feelings of isolation. One year ago, as of August 1st I made the leap to becoming a remote employee. I was able to gain so many things; just to… Continue reading The downside to working remotely – via Samsung Galaxy S7 

Complaints

Punctuality Pet Peeves

Punctuality is important - IMPORTANT! It is a sign of respect. It shows others that you value their time. It is something that I don't think a lot of people recognize as being more than "on time." I cannot stand when people make me wait for more than 5 or 10 minutes. Tardiness is not… Continue reading Punctuality Pet Peeves