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
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
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
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…
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
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
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
Now that summer is here we wanted to take her camping. Our first destination is Copper Falls. This is about a 4.5 hour drive from our house.Shiva did very well, but did not sleep a wink. She even used Nick's shoulder as a headrest!
I hate it when you smack a mosquito that has landed on you and is nibbling on your skin. Then SPLAT you have blood all over your hand! Damn Bloodsuckers...
My eight and a half year old baby girl is sick. Vomiting and diarrhea Going on four days I can't fix it. Nothing I can do It sucks not having control.