~Grateful~Thankful~Blessed~

I’m exceptionally happy these days! I don’t know, it’s like life has finally just become what I needed it to be. Or maybe I’ve become what I needed to be. Regardless it’s been a nice change compared to the miserable,cranky, crabby, self-absorbed, negative, stuck in a slump way of being.  Things that just cluttered my [...]

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Hunting season eve

Well, it's the evening before gun hunting here in Wisconsin.  Hunting is such an important part of my family's life. The men in my immediate family prefer bow hunting over gun hunting by far, but there is something intriguing about this time of year.   Every year, religiously, I make "Papas chili". Years ago when [...]

Happy birthday Mom! 🎈

Happy birthday Mom! 🎉To the woman who always puts everyone's needs ahead of her own. Some call that enabling. I say there are far worse things. I will justify my enabling to the very end, whether it is right or wrong. The apple doesn't fall far. There's nothing I won't do for my family and [...]

Moments time stood still

Have you ever had things happen in your life that took your breath away? That seemed as though time stood still? Here is a list of some of the things throughout my life where time actually seemed to stop...for even just a brief second that seemed like a thousand years. The times where you always [...]

Christmas~Family~Legacies

Absolutely one of my favorite times of the year. There's really something magical about Christmas! (When things are going well that is....my blog from last years Christmas was not as happy!) I just love throwing on some Kenny G and digging Christmas decorations out. Just makes me mellow. I used to love when the kids [...]

Thanksgiving 2015

Happy belated Thansgiving!  It was yet another perfect day for our family! Great food & camaraderie. Our daughter Sam and her husband hosted Thanksgiving  this year at their house. It was a special one as it was our grandson Connors first Thanksgiving.   What a cutie, huh? We had sooo much food! Everything was so good! [...]

The fab five- Blessed beyond measure!

I am blessed! Recently my daughter had a baby-Connor Isaac. He is a perfect little boy! The addition of him to our family has an added blessing. He was the little puzzle piece to complete five living generations!    We recently got together for a family picnic to celebrate my Uncle Larrys birthday and just [...]