Thoughts on Winter 2019

If you ask anyone who lives within a 20 mile radius they will tell you how cold it is here in Illinois. They will also tell you how bad the roads are and how the schools are closed. You will also probably get a dissertation on global warming/climate change or if you are really lucky,… Continue reading Thoughts on Winter 2019

Time After Time

I don't want to know that much about Business Administration.  Unfortunately, due to my vast amount of experience I do know "that much" about Business Administration.  I wonder?  Does it ever go away?  I'm sure that some of the skills must fade and disappear after not being utilized, but does the knowledge of all that… Continue reading Time After Time

Little House on the River

Jerry bought us a little house.  We'll be moving this weekend.  Yay for moving in the middle of winter!  Always extremely fun to be moving things into a home when it's below freezing and there is a ton of snow on the ground!  If we are lucky, maybe we'll even get freezing rain on the… Continue reading Little House on the River

Old Dog Got Older

Well, after many posts warning you, I finally did it.  I turned 50.  November 30th.  The Big 5-0.  My people suprised me with a visit from my oldest son - yes, I cried like a baby.  The love I felt was immense!  I think that was the best part of turning 50!  I enjoyed every… Continue reading Old Dog Got Older

Organized Chaos: The Story of My Life

Lately, I've been on this kick of trying to figure out how to organize myself. I'm happy to report that I've done well in some areas, however I've failed miserably in others.  Such is life.  I don't know how organized people do it. Maybe they just look like they are living organized lives. Some days… Continue reading Organized Chaos: The Story of My Life


Well, folks we've rounded up to another fall solstice.  Harvest Moon was yesterday, so away we go!  I know people really get excited for this time of year with all the golden colors, cool weather and fuzzy sweaters, but I'm not quite ready for this autumn.  Summer came and went in a blink of an… Continue reading Rejuvenation