Chicago – Blogapalooza Event!


Hi everyone! I hope all is well! I just wanted to remind those who want to attend the U.S. Blogapalooza in Chicago on Aug. 26…I need to pay the deposit to reserve the restaurant by early next week. I will need $5.50 for every guest attending by Monday, May 1. I can accept payments via…

Man Plans, God Laughs


I had every intention of posting each and every day while on vacation. Obviously, that did not happen. It was a wonderful vacation with lots of fun things and a few low points (everyone else got sick at some point and had to sit out a day or two of the parks). It was all…

Mom, Will there be a Civil War After the Election?


Image from Pinterest I have always encouraged our children to read the newspaper, watch the news, and pay attention to current events. I want them to be informed citizens as they grow. We talk openly about how we make our choices in voting. How no one candidate can fully match all your wants in a…