We are coming into a time of year that, at one time, I could say without any ambiguity was my favorite time of year. I loved everything involving the holidays from Thanksgiving to New Year’s. I enjoyed preparing a Thanksgiving fest with turkey, rolls, mashed potatoes, three kinds of vegetables, several pies and snacks that… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2017
Since September, I have been taking classes at UAH through the OLLI program. One of the classes I’ve been taking is Pickleball, a racquet sport that combines badminton, ping pong and tennis. There are aspects that remind me of volleyball as well but they don’t make claim to that!! It is good to have something… Continue reading Pickleball
My heart aches with the loss of my sweet, sweet dog Tank. Tank arrived as so many of my dogs have arrived; he had been abandoned by someone and was wandering around – this time I came across him at the middle school my kids attended. The principal was having trouble controlling the kids as… Continue reading Goodbye to a good dog
Last week, I got up early for the first time in a long while because I had been selected for jury duty. On the first day, we were required to arrive by 8:00 am; a time that is a wee bit early for me. This avoidance of early hours has evolved in the months since… Continue reading Jury Duty
I’ve been away from my blog for quite awhile. I’m not sure why I took such a long hiatus; I just know that I was writing fairly regularly until I got word that my uncle in Ohio had died. He was in his 90’s so it wasn’t totally unexpected but for me, he was the… Continue reading I’m Back!
How lucky I feel to have been able to experience today’s solar eclipse. For the last month, I’ve worried that we were going to have to deal with rain when the big day arrived, but the day dawned bright and sunny. I live in an area that experienced a 97% solar eclipse; I could have… Continue reading Eclipse
Keegan and I spent yesterday and today cleaning out my car and then packing up his belongings for his trip back to Auburn. We leave on Monday, August 14. For this next year, his sophomore year, we have rented a one-bedroom apartment and move-in date is Monday. He doesn’t have a bed, a couch, a… Continue reading Packing Up