No!!!! It’s too Early!


We have a busy weekend ahead of us. My daughter is dancing in two Feis (Irish dance competitions) this weekend in Chicago. My son has all day musical rehearsal for “The Wizard of Oz” at his high school. And the two of us have tons of work to get done before Monday. So, we do…

This is Not a Day to Write


Today in our little area of the Midwest temperatures are supposed to be WAY above normal (normal for February is a high of 35 degrees and a low of 12). It is supposed to be in the high 50s and 60s today through next Thursday. So, today is not a day to write. Today is…

Life Lessons in a Snow Storm


As my daughter and I were driving home the other night through a pretty fierce snowstorm I began to think about how my driving through the storm was like my life. As I drove onto the highway I felt confident. It was snowing quite a bit but the blowing was minimal. The roads seemed slightly…

What Do You Keep in Your Pantry?


The picture above is not my pantry but one I envy from Google. People throughout history have always had somewhere to store their food. Whether it was larders to store meats, buttery to store beer and ale or the pantry used to describe these spaces in the Medieval times to the more formal Butler’s Pantry…