July 26, 2021 – Shower Talk

What a strange day it’s been! An open house was scheduled so I suggested to my husband that we plan a little overnight getaway and spend some time with my family on the other side of the mountains (since we had to make ourselves scarce anyway). After checking with the dog boarder to see ifContinue reading “July 26, 2021 – Shower Talk”

July 14, 2021 – Evolution

It seems like life is ever-changing. People and what they stand for can drastically change in a matter of days or weeks or months or years. This appears to be the case now more than ever. Even I find that I’m constantly changing; whether it’s for the better or the worse, I cannot be certain.Continue reading “July 14, 2021 – Evolution”

July 4, 2021 – Uncertainty

What an unusual week it’s been! Between the historic heatwave in the Northwest, the tragic condo collapse in Miami, the fire in the Gulf of Mexico, and numerous other newsworthy events, I am beginning to wonder if a state of ‘normal’ will ever return. Where we live, I’ve never experienced ongoing hot weather like I’mContinue reading “July 4, 2021 – Uncertainty”

November 29, 2020 – Facing the Consequences

My mom is a big fan of all-things-holiday and other celebratory events. She used to host all of the traditional family meals, Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas. In addition, she never failed to bake a pie or a cake for each of her children on their birthdays, along with treating them to a meal at the restaurantContinue reading “November 29, 2020 – Facing the Consequences”