Family, Favorite Things, Life, Marriage, Travel

Adult Field Trip- Third Ward Neighborhood Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Last month, I mentioned that I wanted to go on more adult field trips. My friend Elizabeth wrote a few months ago about friends who came to visit the area where her husband and she now live in Arizona. The friends had basically planned some places to visit while they were in the area. The… Continue reading Adult Field Trip- Third Ward Neighborhood Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Humor, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood, Music, My Book, Universe

September 23rd

I told a friend last week that I will enter menopause on September 23rd, and she was astonished because she thought I was already there, and I was like, oh no, no, no, that's all the bullshit building up to it. The appetizers served before the meal. The preview watched before the movie. The calm… Continue reading September 23rd

Humor, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Sore o nejikomu, watashi wa teitātottsu o tabete iru – pāto 10 (Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Part Ten)

In searching for another "love language," I stumbled onto this article, and it turns out I missed one: Japanese! In researching the Japanese language a bit for this post, I saw this and felt it necessary to add it in: ""I love you" in Japanese: Aishiteru (愛してる), although it is important to note that, due… Continue reading Sore o nejikomu, watashi wa teitātottsu o tabete iru – pāto 10 (Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Part Ten)

Favorite Things, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post in 2018 for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is that having a list of things you enjoy in one place is quite convenient. I've referred to this list (which is still in my phone notes) several times over the last two years. First published November 30,… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

destin, florida, pontoon, spring break, family, beach, waffle house
Family, Humor, Travel

Smothered, Covered, Chopped-Florida Spring Break Part Two

    I mentioned in part one the traffic hell we experienced on the road to Destin. Just after the Alabama rooster incident, Ella got car sick and had "sick" all over her clothes. Thank God she had layers on (us Midwesterners, always ready), so we literally stripped her down in an abandoned parking lot, … Continue reading Smothered, Covered, Chopped-Florida Spring Break Part Two