Family Life

Marine Man

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!

Family Life, Reflections on Life in General

Let it Snow…Almost

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

Family Life, Reflections on Life in General

Not so Happy Feet

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