Yard Sale Hints and TipsRead More

My mother and I go to a lot of yard sales during the summer months. Whether you call them yard sales or garage sales or even rummage sales, they're all about the same. We pick one day a week and cruise around surrounding communities looking for unique trea…

Back to Blogging and Reflecting on the Last 20 YearsRead More

After taking a nearly month-long hiatus from blogging, I think it's time to step back up to the plate. I've been so busy lately with work that I have been neglecting this site.

Gone But Not ForgottenRead More

Two years ago today, my family was struck with an unthinkable tragedy - the loss of my dad. A heart attack took him away from us in only his second month of retirement. It was sudden and unexpected. There isn't a single day that goes by that I don't think …

Back to BeekeepingRead More

Last week, an old family friend was somewhat frantic after a swarm of bees had come to rest in a lilac bush in her front yard. Naturally, I was called to the scene to take care of her problem, seeing as how I have been keeping bees since I was in fifth gra…

Memory Can Be a Precious ThingRead More

This is the first blog post of a multi-part series on my family history. Preserved for future generations in an online format, it is my hope that these posts will help truthfully recount events as seen from someone who was actually there.

Stop and Think, PeopleRead More

I dislike how writers, journalists, commentators and people in general can spin any situation to make their point. I’ve determined that you cannot argue with these individuals since they are so narrow-minded that it is impossible to have an intelligent deb…

People are IdiotsRead More

When I read the WNDU post about the Carnival Triumph, I really didn't have an opinion until I started reading the comments. That’s when I formed my opinion –people are idiots.