My niece is dating a young man who chose to serve his country by joining the Marines. He was home for a couple weeks in September and she sent me this picture. I'm so proud of him (and her for sticking by him) that I just had to post this photo. Semper Fi!
Scooby & Sydney, tired after a long, hard day of playing together. I looked down from upstairs and grabbed the shot. Too, too cute!
You heard it on the news...read it on the internet...saw all the pictures. "Midwest socked in with snow and ice! Hundreds of thousands without power!" We got a couple snowflakes, a ton of wind, and that's it. My kids were disappointed. I was disappointed. But it was also cold. I mean, really cold. This morning… Continue reading Let it Snow…Almost
Have you ever heard a phrase or read a passage that gripped your soul and refused to let go? I am struck by that sensation often. It is one of the reasons I love to write. I dream of reaching the ever elusive (maybe sometimes not so much) level of causing that reaction in one… Continue reading Powerful words…
Yesterday, my kids had a half day of school (why not the Wednesday before Thanksgiving instead of after Thanksgiving? It is a question parents are still asking around the school district). Because of this short break, I thought how fun it would be to take them to see the new movie "Happy Feet." The trailers… Continue reading Not so Happy Feet