I’m a planner so as the year winds down, I’m already thinking ahead about the year to come. I’m making lists of what I need to do to tie up loose ends, as if the turn of..
When I arrived in residence my first year of university, my sole music source was a desk-top clock radio. I was surprised to find it seemed everyone else had powerful sound systems; tuners, amps, turn-tables and large..
My favorite Christmas Special is the holiday classic, “It’s a Wonderful Life”. I look forward to watching it every year. We can’t watch movies such as this without relating to them in some way. I love what..
It was our first Christmas together as a married couple. My husband was on the floor in the living room, putting the finishing touches on the wooden manger he was building for the ceramic figurines my mother..
You keep my literary bar high. Knowing you are reading this holds me to the highest standards of which I am capable. It causes me to pour over a post and tweak and edit for days before..
Choosing a career is something we do without the benefit of maturity or experience and we do it when we are so young our brains haven’t even finished developing yet. How can we know at that point..
There are always five things on my Holiday To Do list: getting the Christmas cards ready and mailed shopping; this is when it begins to feel like Christmas! baking the traditional family sweets decorating; I’m trying something..
I participated in only one team sport in High School; Cross Country running. At the end of the season I was awarded a trophy for being the most valuable player. That’s not the reason I remember my..
When I crave comfort food, I create a concoction we always called “peanut butter and molasses in a dish”. I’m not sure why we added the “in a dish” part, particularly since we mixed it in and..