It’s Home

Okay, so it is still a disaster, but we have enough unpacked and put away that the house feels like home. Okay, my laundry is not hung or put away, but I will get to it... eventually. Having only met one set of neighbors, I cannot comment that the neighbors are awesome - although the … Continue reading It’s Home

Foresight

A funny thing about growing a child is how much time one spends hoping and wishing for their future. This can include everything from hobbies and occupations to traditions and general upbringing. Considerations can include things from our childhood that we thought effective as much as lists of things we would never do to our … Continue reading Foresight

The Season

The holiday season is different for me every year, it seems. When I was young, there was anticipation, joy, wonder, and so many other things. As I got older, some of those feelings were replaced by sadness and loss as the season reminded me of family members who might be out of reach or gone … Continue reading The Season

Zombies

What is your zombie apocalypse plan? I do not generally open a conversation with this question. I am not scoffing at the impossibility (or improbability) of a zombie apocalypse, but think of it with a bit more of an open mind. With a zombie apocalypse, you face many of the same things as a natural disaster: worry … Continue reading Zombies

Veteran

Veteran's Day is an interesting holiday. To some, it is an excuse for an extra vacation day. I dare to stereotype some of them and say that these individuals have not served their country, nor have they likely been close to family members who might have. They might recognize the service and sacrifice of our … Continue reading Veteran