Thoughts on books, family, and life in one impressive package.

November Out

November was not a great month for me. Sure, there were good parts about it, but the lasting impression I have is not a favorable one. I feel like the weather is to blame for a portion of this. Dreary and damp is not my favorite weather pattern. I would rather it...
2018 – February is in the books

2018 – February is in the books

February is the beginning of my personal roller coaster, and boy did it start out with a bang. Jim was in Australia until February 18th, which meant I had single parent duty for most of the month. When we were not at work/school/dance, Holly and I spent all of our...
2018 – One month down

2018 – One month down

It feels like January was the slowest month ever but also over in the blink of an eye. It was a busy month. Jim kept busy with job interviews and doctors’ appointments. I kept busy with work. Holly kept us both busy with dance. Jim prepped for his Australia...
Looking back at year 2017

Looking back at year 2017

What a year 2017 was! There have been more changes this year than in years past, and I still do not know how I feel about them. On the one hand, I discovered my voice, as so many of us did. I will no longer stay silent about injustice and I will fight to make this...

November in Review

 Good memories: Connor came home! Connor has a girlfriend! My friend’s wedding UW football Thanksgiving Playing Scrabble as a family of four A long weekend Bookish stuff: Total number of books read: 10 Total number of pages: 3,696 and 12 hours 51 minutes on...

October in Review

Good memories: Seeing Connor!!! Holly’s Irish competition My brother-in-law visiting My friend’s bridal shower A dance convention weekend The first fire of the season Slippers and fuzzy socks Connor making pep band for the men’s basketball team UW...