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

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

Childhood, Humor, Life

Citrus Bowl My Ass. More Like Citrus Hole

    I was reading my friend Teri's blog post about how colleges need to start showing the marching band during halftime college football games a few weeks ago and it got me reminiscing about my marching band days. Over Christmas break of 1987, our little Ohio high school marching band got to go to… Continue reading Citrus Bowl My Ass. More Like Citrus Hole

Family, Life, Menopause, Motherhood

The Day I Ran Away From Home

My husband's hours are kind of tough, those closest to me know this. I am left to do most of the "dirty" work around here and it is exhausting. This year has been hard with my menopause, headaches, the kids' schedules, etc. So it has been challenging to say the least. The past few weeks… Continue reading The Day I Ran Away From Home

Blogging, Childhood, Humor, Life

Mrs. Pierce

Years ago when I was blogging on the Blogger platform, I had a totally different About Me page. My bio pages have evolved with each year of writing but for many years I had a tiny tribute to my 11th grade English teacher tucked in. Essentially saying that she would be rolling her eyes right now… Continue reading Mrs. Pierce

Childhood, Life

“Back Home”

I blame my childhood friend Vikki for this post. She lives in the little town I grew up in. And she is an amazing gatekeeper to our past. She shares pictures, stories about town happenings and news about former classmates and teachers. For someone like me who lives far away, this is amazingly important. Because… Continue reading “Back Home”

Childhood, Food, Recipes

Four Ingredient Recipes- Wiener Winks. I Said Wiener

This recipe is a favorite from my childhood! Actually, my brother is the one who reminded me of this gem a few months ago while we were talking on the phone. Our school cafeteria system had the best food when we were small in the rural Ohio school we attended. This was back when the lunch… Continue reading Four Ingredient Recipes- Wiener Winks. I Said Wiener