Wow! What I Have Learned in 5 Years of Blogging


I actually began this blog in 2012 but didn’t really start writing until the following year. 2012 was a year of turmoil for us. We got married (again, legally this time), my partner lost her job in a company buy-out, she got a new job in Michigan, we moved 600 miles to a super small…

My Wish for You…


Dear All, It has been a hectic few days and I haven’t posted but I wanted to make sure that I took the time to wish you all Happy Holidays! Whether you celebrate Christmas, just finished Hanukkah, Kwanza, St. Lucia Day,  Three Kings Day, Epiphany, or any other day may your days be filled with…

Thank You to Each and Everyone of You!


Google images: Today is a big day for my blog. Today I will surpass the total number of views, likes, and visitors from 2016. Thank you to each and every one of you who stopped by, liked and commented on my blog. It truly means so much to me! I know as bloggers we try…

Happy New Year and Thank You!


  As we are finishing 2016 I want to say thank you to each and every one of you who took the time to read, like or repost my blog this year. My views and visitors doubled this year! As I read and comment on your blogs I realize you are all pushing me to…

The Right Teacher Can Make a Difference


We spent part of our day at Michigan State University (MSU) yesterday. My son received an award for being in the top percentile of students in 6th, 7th or 8th grade in Michigan that took the SAT or ACT test last year. It was a wonderful ceremony. They really made the kids feel special. One…

Thank You!


On January 16, 2016, I had my 500th follower on WordPress. This week I have my 1,100th! Thank you to each and every one of you that read or follow my blog, it truly does mean so very much to me. I love reading all your blogs too and find so many of them interesting…