DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?

Bad news.  Bad news.  Then more bad news.  I AM SOOO TIRED OF BAD NEWS!  I have started a new self-help campaign…seek out good news!  Here is one that I came across this week: Love the smell of spring? Here’s where the season’s odors come from. It was kind of sad and disgusting.  So I … Continue reading DO YOU STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES?

Just How Green Are You?

One of my fav all-around veggies is cabbage.  I am half Irish, and this is a must! (Mom would find a way to haunt me about it if I don’t!  Her side of the family has always been more fun…a bit off, but more fun!)  In honor of St. Patrick's day, my Farmer’s Almanac newsletter … Continue reading Just How Green Are You?

DO HOW-TO BOOKS COUNT AS READING?

I have never cared for romance novels.  Their stories always seemed too unrealistic or predictable.  My love life has NEVER been that way.  I have tried reading sci-fi because I love sci-fi movies, however, with a mind that wanders as much as mine does, I could not follow their plots.  I do have a passion … Continue reading DO HOW-TO BOOKS COUNT AS READING?

ARE YOU AN AVID LEARNER (or obsessed as I am)?

In keeping with last new year resolution – more fun shall be added to this, 2017, year as well.  So, this is my first writing spill for the new year – hope you like it! ************************************************************************************* Well, the holidays were a blast but over way too fast.  The new year started out with discovering that … Continue reading ARE YOU AN AVID LEARNER (or obsessed as I am)?

WHAT’S YOUR CHRISTMAS LIKE?

Hi, Ho All!  And a very Merry Christmas to you. So, what's on your agenda for Christmas?  We are traveling to Aurora (for those of you not of this area – it is a suburb of Denver – bigger than Denver now I think?) to spend a night with our other sister and her husband.  … Continue reading WHAT’S YOUR CHRISTMAS LIKE?

IT SHOULD START WITH ME – SHOULDN’T IT?

“It all trickles down from the top.”   “All Politicians are self-centered liars.” “The bigger the company is, the less it cares about its employees.” Sound familiar?  All too familiar for me.  I used to say all of that and more.  There was always someone or something else to blame for things that were happening to … Continue reading IT SHOULD START WITH ME – SHOULDN’T IT?

THE CORN ROAST or HOW TO THROW A PARTY – part 2.

As the sun started to go down, the party was still going.  Uncle Vern (my dad’s brother) was usually tending to the grill by now, finishing up whatever was left to cook.  The “old hats” at the party knew it was time to break out the coolers to pack up their share of the food.  … Continue reading THE CORN ROAST or HOW TO THROW A PARTY – part 2.