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It’s May!

It’s IMPOSSIBLE to land on May 1 and not think of the song from Camelot – the Lusty Month of May (as evidenced by two blog posts in my history referencing the song!). So go ahead, take a minute and have Alexa play it for you or find it on YouTube… Ok. So I’ll forever… Continue reading It’s May!

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#HappinessHappens

Where has the time gone?*  Summer of 2016 is marching on.  Today is National Happiness Happens day (8/8/16), so I thought I needed to catch up on what has been making happy memories for the summer of 2016!  *the question I ask myself most frequently on the blog Gathering with friends and family: At graduations… Continue reading #HappinessHappens

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Leaps and Bounds

I don’t remember many Leap Days of the past, but here are some ramblings… The year Marissa was born was a Leap Year.  With a due-date in late February 1988, I had wondered what it would be like to have a Leap Day Baby.  She had a Leap Day Baby in her graduating class, so we… Continue reading Leaps and Bounds

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#marriedlife2015

Our life in a nutshell… readying for more goodness in #sweet2016! #marriedlife2015 * Emilee Ashlynn Overton born* Basketball * LaCrosse, WI * Dahl Automotive Museum * Tony and Tien * Starlite Lounge * American Sniper * Take Note! Choir Monday nights * Madison, WI * Flaming Mos * Ella’s Deli * The Imitation Game *… Continue reading #marriedlife2015

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A Month of Gratitude

I failed at the Daily Gratitude Posts on Facebook this November, so I thought I’d attempt a wrap up of the month.  There is, indeed, so much to be thankful for! I am grateful for the arts – music, movies, theatre…  Chris and I saw Madea at Saint Mary’s University in Winona – a translation from… Continue reading A Month of Gratitude

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6.30.14

Milestones. SIX years ago June 30, I closed on my townhome.  Time flies, doesn’t it?  When I moved in, I didn’t have much.  Two beds.  Chairs.  Lamps.  And my old TV.  Now I have more furniture than I need, my home is comfortable and my closets could likely use some culling! Six years ago these… Continue reading 6.30.14

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Livin’ the Dream…

On March 12 we went for a big mid-week night out in Minneapolis! First we ate at The Butcher and the Boar.  Oh my. We were food drunk! And the play was as fantastic as I remembered! The simplicity makes it magical. The story is beautiful. The acting was superb. The comedy was hilarious. And… Continue reading Livin’ the Dream…

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My Wish List: A Novel

My Wish List See below for the form to fill out to win an ARC paperback or ebook of this book! In the midst of coursework, I took the time to read this book for a blog tour.  I loved the premise (who doesn’t dream of winning the lottery?) and it is a mere 176… Continue reading My Wish List: A Novel