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
February is in full swing… lots of fun things to look forward to! But here’s a quick look back on January goodness…. In January I visited some new places: Bunny’s Bar & Grill in St. Louis Park – right around the corner from Marissa and Adam’s home is the local hangout. Good food! Went there… Continue reading What’s been making me happy…
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
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
Is it possible to write a post which can summarize June through October 2015? I’ll hit just a few of the highlights… A few photos from June 2015 That Grandbaby Baby August Edward was born on 9/27/15 at 3:08 PM. I had the pleasure of witnessing the birth, and it was amazing and beautiful. Marissa… Continue reading A Catch-Up
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?
Here we are again – the beginning of a new month! I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, I have an affinity for the 1st of any month. April 1 happens to be my half birthday, so now it is also my SIX MONTH ANNIVERSARY! Wahoo! Seems like that just happened AND that… Continue reading My own MINI March Madness
Time just keeps “March”ing on, doesn’t it?