Gold Star

We got our Gold Stars today. I’m talking about the Gold Star that should appear on your drivers license if you want to use your drivers license to board an airplane. The new requirement goes into effect next October.  So, although, we have…

Not Exactly

The Internet provides inspiration to travel around the world.  The pictures provided are just like being there, in some cases, even better than being there.   From our armchair we can appreciate Mona Lisa’s rueful smile and maybe long…

Praying in Color

I found the most delightful book on prayer tucked away on a back shelf of the library. Sybil MacBeth wrote this charming book entitled Praying in Color. She has a marvelous way of enjoying conversations with God, that really resonated with…

Happy Birthday, Bert

My brother, Bert, was born on October 18, 1929. He was one of the good guys, the kind of guy you’d want your daughter to bring home to meet the family.  He passed away Christmas morning 2016, we would be celebrating his 90th birthday…

Internet has the Flu

Friday night and the Internet is down.  We patiently waited five minutes before making a call to Century Link to find out what’s going on.  After giving all of our pertinent information it was determined Century Link was having a problem…

Fridge Flu

 I’ve previously written about my love/hate relationship with the refrigerator and grocery shopping.  This relationship has become more strained in the last few days.  My kids have a completely different philosophy about grocery shopping…

Three's Company?

We hear a lot about the number three.  I don’t know that it is any more important than any other number but three is mentioned a lot.  You know: the Three Little Pigs, Three Musketeers and, of course the Three Stooges  Three pictures in…

You've Got Mail

Last week when I sat down at the computer there was an URGENT alert notifying us our storage space was about to reach max. How could that happen? Hmmm maybe it could be getting crowded up in the Cloud. Do we have our own Cloud or are we sharing…

Celebrating a Year Together

Here's the Google description of a blog - “Short for Web log, a blog is a Web page that serves as a publicly accessible personal journal for an individual. Typically updated daily, blogs often reflect the personality of the author.” Well,…

Lunch Time

Most of you know me and maybe met my better half, Monty.  If you haven’t had the pleasure of meeting him, I will tell you he is smart, funny, focused and definitely the better half.  We are joined at the hip and do almost everything together. …