high school, reunion, high school reunion, 30 years
Childhood, Humor, Life

Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

      On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

grandma, loss, death, family, hummingbird, motherhood, daughters, grief, support
Family, Favorite Things, Life


    "Quite often, our Angels and loved ones in Spirit choose hummingbirds to relay their messages. They may guide hummingbirds to hum to validate their spiritual presence and to send us signs and reminders to follow our joy, stand in the light, and stay present in the moment. Your loved ones in Heaven may… Continue reading Hummingbird

Family, Link Party

My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyLiteracyStory #DGMyStoryEntry #CollectiveBias     When Anna (now 17) was little, I would put her in her stroller and we would go for daily walks, weather permitting. Sometimes we would go to the park just down the street… Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Children’s Books

Family, Life, Motherhood

What ADHD Really Looks Like

  October is ADHD Awareness Month. Educate yourselves and others by sharing accurate information, giving support to your loved ones and teaching your children compassion for others.      Our daughter has ADHD. I mentioned it years ago on the blog, so for regular readers, this information isn't new. ADHD is different in every child:… Continue reading What ADHD Really Looks Like

Family, Motherhood, Netflix

Ella and Her Horses #StreamTeam

    Our Ella loves horses. Loves is an understatement. Lives is a better description. Ella lives for horses or her horses, as she says. To be clear, she doesn't have any horses but in her mind, they are hers. Every horse she has ever met, hugged, ridden, said hello to from afar; they are… Continue reading Ella and Her Horses #StreamTeam

Childhood, Life, Motherhood

When Did The Trees Get So Big?

  I was driving through my neighborhood this morning and noticed the trees that line the streets. When did these trees get so big? I said out loud to no one. A lot of my life is spent looking straight ahead; at the road while I am driving in my car, at the soccer field… Continue reading When Did The Trees Get So Big?

Childhood, Humor, Life

My Childhood Is Slipping Away As Evidenced by My Incapability Of Saving a Post

A few weeks ago, I began writing an amazing post about growing up in the 70's full of anecdotes, trivia and just FUN but I lost all of it. After consulting my friend Rosemary with back and forth exchanges full of WHAT THE HELL DID I DO'S?? and whimsical giphy's (because giphy's are whimsical!), it was decided… Continue reading My Childhood Is Slipping Away As Evidenced by My Incapability Of Saving a Post