Sometimes there are stories that need to be remembered forever and ever. After spending a weekend with my smart, charming, hilarious grandsons there are a few things that I need to be able to look back on and laugh. I always say "Oh, that's so awesome I would never forget it" but I always do. … Continue reading Saving for Posterity
Ever since my best friend went through breast cancer (twice) I've been pretty religious about my annual mammograms. They're not fun. Nor are they pleasant. I feel like I need a reward after taking care of that task each year. Similar to going to the polls, I should be handed a sticker to wear proudly … Continue reading I Need A Sticker
Last week an EF-3 tornado blew through my town. I'm 100% unscathed. I live on the opposite end of town from where it hit, and the biggest inconvenience for me is that I had to spend an hour in my basement in the middle of the night listening to the tornado sirens howl. Other than … Continue reading Surviving The Storm
I took a nice ride on the Katy Trail last night. I do this fairly regularly - at least once a week. It's good for my soul. I have a stopping point that sits right on the bank of the Missouri River and I normally spend about five minutes just sitting on the bench listening … Continue reading Something New
I saw something the other day that made me chuckle a little because I am dealing with a colleague who SMIRKS all the freaking time. YES!! Smile, Folks. SMILE!
When I was a kid (in high school) we always had snow days every winter. It's the way that it was. We'd get FEET of snow multiple times each year. It's something that we always looked forward to. The first snow day of each year Mom would make homemade donuts and hot chocolate. We kids … Continue reading It’s A Marshmellow World