Veteran’s Day Celebration

I don’t know about you, but I have had enough of politics this year.  Regardless of your leanings, these mid-term elections were ugly, ugly, ugly.  I need a break. Fortunately I found it on Saturday with a Veteran’s Day program at our fairgrounds.  Many of the elementary schools had back-to-back concerts.  It was delightful.  I got there early so as to get a good seat … Continue reading Veteran’s Day Celebration

The Car Rider and the Successful Pick-up

I knew I’d messed up as soon as I arrived. “No pick ups without orange sign on visor.” Well, no one told me I had to have an orange sign on my visor. I also didn’t have a soccer ball magnet on my door, a bumper sticker that says “I ‘heart‘ my family” or a family of stick figure people, dogs, and cats on the … Continue reading The Car Rider and the Successful Pick-up

Out of the mouths of babes

I had been out of town for a week. On my way back in town from the airport I met my family at a restaurant for dinner. It was Friday night and 5-year-old Breezy was coming home with us for the weekend. We’d had a cookout the previous weekend and I remembered there were still four “Nimanim” ice cream cones (waffle cones with vanilla ice … Continue reading Out of the mouths of babes