Happy New Year!

The new year has started with a lot of snow, a beautiful Rose Bowl parade on TV, pancakes for breakfast, and lasagna for supper.  (Well, we're just now starting to cook the lasagna.)  For me, I'm glad that I had nowhere to be today because I could watch the snow falling and laugh at the … Continue reading Happy New Year!


A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five

A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five Hi all!  Just a quick post to share this with you.  The fifth book in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series is just $2.90 for Kindle as of today.  I don't know how long this price will last so … Continue reading A Dance with Dragons: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Five

Sad Day

I just wanted to post briefly tonight because of the terrible events today at the Boston Marathon.  My heart breaks for the victims and those who love them.  I can't fathom the kind of person who would create such chaos and pain.  I'm sending love and prayers to those affected.  There's such a feeling of … Continue reading Sad Day

Official Responses

In case anyone was wondering, yes I absolutely did write to elected officials regarding gas prices.  And, in the interest of resolving the curiosity of anyone following along, I will provide to you the responses.  Today I received emails from the White House and Senator Richard Durbin.  For anyone wondering, I am not naive enough … Continue reading Official Responses

Shock of Being Home

As we prepared for our road trip, I remember being asked by several people if we had considered the cost of gas.  We had but the decision was made last year as we planned our first trip that we would travel somewhere each year to see part of the country that we had not been … Continue reading Shock of Being Home

>First blog post and random musings

>                Starting a blog seems like such a simple thing but when faced with the blank page, I find myself intimidated all over again.  Such is the plight of a writer.  There are times when I can sit and I know exactly what words I want to put on … Continue reading >First blog post and random musings