I am so excited I can barely contain myself. I have not ridden a bike in 35 years. This summer, my son bought himself a bike and my husband had a bike given to him. The only person who didn't have a bike was me! Now, naturally, I had to test out the son's bike. He has a really high bike because he's almost 6' tall, but I'm 5'10" so I figured it would be okay for me as well. I was wrong! With the knee problems that I have, he hiked the seat ALL THE WAY UP so that I would not have to bend my knees so much while peddling. While that worked for … [Read more...] about Have Bike Will Travel
Have you ever just wondered where the past 10 to 20 years of your life have gone? Wondered what you were doing the entire time that left you feeling as though you missed out on something amazing? I do. I am going to share what a normal day - not a week - a normal day in the life is like around here, and then I want to ask you some questions at the end. Maybe you can help me figure out this crazy that is my life. Who Are You and What Do You Do? Mother to a 28-year-old daughter, 17-year-old son, 14-year-old son Wife to hubby going on 23 … [Read more...] about Juggling All of Life’s Demands: Is It Possible?
I have been on social media from what feels like the very beginning of time. I've seen websites and browsers and search engines come and go, and I've watched as sites such as Facebook and Instagram and Twitter bridge the divide between continents and bring people together in ways only imagined back in the 80s when I graduated high school. As with all good things; however, there are also those that take great joy in spending their days figuring out ways to deceive others and get something for nothing. We've all been on the receiving end of … [Read more...] about GoFundMe Campaigns: Real Needs or Donation Scams? The Backlash From a Social Experiment Gone Horribly Wrong
Dear Dad, Today would have been your 67th birthday. You had so many plans for your retirement years. Unfortunately, a lot of those hopes and dreams included Mom, but she was taken from all of us much too soon. Still, for 20 years, you managed raising a child, working a full-time job, and dealing with all that life dropped at your door with little more than a resigned sigh and the set of your jaw that we all knew was a sign you meant business. I know it wasn't easy on you. I was on the receiving end of many, many telephone calls where we … [Read more...] about A Birthday Letter to Dad
I am super excited to be able to unveil our beautiful new design courtesy of The Posh Box Web and Blog Design Studio! I have had the pleasure of knowing Pamela, owner of The Posh Box, for many years and I've watched her quickly become one of the most sought after web and blog designers around. The Posh Box handles Blogger, WordPress, Website and E-Commerce design needs, as well as providing services for your Business Card, Etsy Shop, Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter coordinating designs to showcase your unique design across all of your … [Read more...] about Unveiling Our New Design from The Posh Box Web and Blog Design Studio