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House Hunting

Evidently we move a lot.  I realized it recently because all of my Facebook “on this day” memories are: 1-Hey look that’s a “for sale” sign in our yard – come buy our house 2-Hey look, we’re packing, it’s so much work 3-We just moved in!  We love our new house! 4-Repeat 1 through 3 […]

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Thinking about Books

It started with Dr. Seuss…Green Eggs and Ham.  My dad read it to me over and over and I still have the book.  It was my favorite, until my next favorite, probably by Judy Blume, and then all the other Judy Blume books I could get my hands on.  And Flowers in the Attic.  My first series. […]

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Minnesota State Fair 2017

August 24 to September 4 were some of my favorite days of summer! 1-Meet my new friends: 2-Sara and Chris have been married longer than Jeff and me, and now they work together at the fair. This has given me a really great idea but I’m waiting for the right time to spring it on Jeff. […]

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What’s on YOUR bucket list?

I have no idea why “work at the state fair” was on my bucket list.  Who makes a bucket list like this?  Do I even understand what a bucket list is?  But it was definitely on the list, and now it’s checked off because I worked there today, Day 1 of 12.  And it was […]

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Blogging

You can start a blog in 11 minutes, according to a blogger named Jacob.  The instructions are here.  Good luck. Unless you’re me, then you can start a blog in 2 months and 12 days because what’s the rush? First I needed a laptop.  When Jeff was out of town, I spent an evening at Best Buy picking out the perfect blogging […]

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Searching for Contentment

Last month I asked my Facebook friends how to find contentment because I don’t usually know how. I feel content right now.  Maybe it’s because I’m looking at a lake and drinking coffee with a dog lying right next to me.  I’m not at work, I just ate breakfast, and everything feels perfect. I probably […]

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The Emergency Room

One way to make sure you’re up for the rest of the night is to wake up from a deep sleep with an unusual pain and immediately Google it.  You might as well make the coffee because good luck falling back to sleep.  It was only a little chest pain and probably nothing, but my middle-of-the-night […]

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