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!
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
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
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
Looking forward to the return of the light!
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
It’s been a while since I did an “update” blog, so thought I’d ramble a little. I listen to a new podcast by Gretchen Reubin about Happiness and she said that a tradition that she and her family have is weekly email updates to each other. I think it’s a great idea and wonder if it’s… Continue reading What’s up?
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
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…
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