Blogging, Books, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Summer, Tater Tots, Writing

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 42

If you’re new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. Sunflowers In May, I planted sunflower seeds near my peony bushes. Last fall, we moved peony bushes from our front side yard to our backyard because we never enjoyed them in the front due to their location. They didn't bloom this… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 42

Blogging, Books, Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Soul Homework, Summer, Universe, What I Kept, Writing

What I Kept | July 2022

During the month of July, these are the things I kept on my phone. The view of the Chicago skyline from the Northwestern University campus From Mark Nepo's The Book of Awakening Courtesy unknown https://www.tiktok.com/@vlexisruiz/video/7119582394486820142 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TiX2UCGhw2c Courtesy of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran https://www.tiktok.com/@dodford/video/7117648159815240966?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&q=a%20quick%20hit&t=1659453561365 My second bed From Why Won't You Apologize by Harriet Lerner… Continue reading What I Kept | July 2022

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Soul Homework, Summer, Travel, Universe, Writing

Sacred Space

The word sacred has been on my radar a lot in recent weeks. One day in June, I read the word in a daily affirmation passage from a book I love. "With the best of intentions, we often build false careers of studying the river without ever getting wet. In this way, we can ponder… Continue reading Sacred Space

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Marriage, Motherhood, Soul Homework, Summer, Universe, Writing

Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

I had planned to keep this for a tater tot post, but I couldn't wait any longer. In the last tater tot post, I had mentioned that our old patio furniture had collapsed practically on top of me. Then, in the rant section of that tater tot post, I talked about how expensive patio furniture… Continue reading Get Your Own Version of a Daybed

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Summer

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 28

If you're new to my blog, welcome! Here is an explanation of the tater tot post. John Hughes tour Mike and I organized our first John Hughes tour a few weekends ago. It was eight hours of laughter, quotes, 80s new wave music, food, and fun. It was exactly what I didn't realize I needed… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 28

Family, Summer, Travel

What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City

Full disclosure: I wrote this title a week before we left to go on vacation. It was a witty title and as you know, those are hard to come by. So I wrote the title, pressed the Save Draft button and off I went to my normal non-blog writing summer life. In fact, I have… Continue reading What Happens in Vegas Stays In Salt Lake City