Chicago, Family, Favorite Things, Friends, Life, Travel, Universe, Writing

What’s Made Me Smile This Month- December 2021

I was looking through all the images on my phone last week while in the waiting room of my headache doctor, and I noticed my face smiling to all of the pictures in front of me. I've decided to share them with you all. I hope these can make you smile as well. Buddy and… Continue reading What’s Made Me Smile This Month- December 2021

Blogging, Life, Podcast

Podcast #22- Creating a Time Capsule and More

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-22--Creating-a-Time-CapsuleTouch-Pad-PhobiaWhere-Have-All-the-Cardinals-Gone-e18nrdd If you're not a listener, there's a lot to cover, so let's get started. In case any of you are interested in starting your own podcast, I mention the book NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide: Create, Launch, and Grow a Podcast on Any Budget. In my podcasts, I say the word "um" frequently. I'm… Continue reading Podcast #22- Creating a Time Capsule and More

Favorite Things, Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

A new year. A new administration. Let us begin the new year with a glorious song with lyrics that reflect our fresh start. I discovered this song a few days after I entered menopause. I was watering my plants in my kitchen when this song came on Spotify. When I took notice of the lyrics,… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 22 (Looks Like We Made It, Barry Manilow)

Family, Humor, Life

Some of our Favorite Members Aren’t Family To Begin With

As I get older, I find that some of our favorite family members are individuals who aren't even related to begin with. I mean, we have relatives we love, but my children have called some of my friends "auntie" and "uncle" for years, yet none of those people have blood running through their veins that… Continue reading Some of our Favorite Members Aren’t Family To Begin With