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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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What’s Making Me Happy, July Edition!

Apartment Hunting! We make apartment hunting fun!   Stops for coffee (Dunn Bros) Stops for mid-afternoon sustenance (Salut Bar) Rooftop dining with Deadra (Louie’s Ristorante) Looking forward to more Minneapolis adventures! Co-workers! Book talks at Binkies Happy hours after supervision Celebrations of LICSW after work Strolling along the river in Red Wing Summer fun and… Continue reading What’s Making Me Happy, July Edition!

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What It Is…

And another few weeks have flown by! Here we are at another first – June 1st!  Love those firsts. It’s a weekend off with no plans! Here’s a recap of what’s been going on and what’s been making me happy: Graduation day at UW-LaCrosse was a great day!  Marissa wasn’t sure she wanted to walk… Continue reading What It Is…

Stuff About Me

Our Musical Monday

Last Monday we had tickets to a unique concert experience.  A very cool musician was starting a Supper Club Tour – performing in people’s homes all across the United States with the concert-goers bringing the supper.  He is wrapping up the Midwest portion of his tour this weekend, I believe, and then starting the West… Continue reading Our Musical Monday


Again with the Movies

I guess my movie-going and movie-watching has slowed a little since early summer, but I have seen some great movies.  I think I saw the best one this weekend in the theater – “The Intouchables.”  This is a French gem which is based on true events about an affluent quadriplegic, Philippe, who hires Driss — a… Continue reading Again with the Movies

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What a high!

Found this blog post in the drafts!  Never got published!  Written on May 13… oops! Better late than never, right? Or totally out of context and boring? Oh well… *************************************************** Just home and winding down from our “Over the Back Fence” radio show premiere!  Take Note!, our singing group, performed three songs, and the whole… Continue reading What a high!