Quality Time on a Saturday Night

A rare event took place here on Saturday night. I watched college football. Not just any college football game but my alma mater. I couldn’t believe the promo announcing the upcoming game I happened to see the other day. I went online to double-check what I thought I heard in the commercial. The information was true; I barely contained my enthusiasm. I can’t remember…

Core Values

Every once in a while, a story from my childhood will remind sk and I just how different our lives were before we met. My stories usually confirm for her that my work ethic, simple living and finding great joy in the smallest of things originated from my first eighteen years of life living on a farm. . . a…

My Fat Pants

My “fat pants” are patiently waiting in the closet for me. No, that is not a metaphor. I own a pair of jeans that I lovely call my “fat pants.” I know I’m not the only woman in the world out there that owns a particular pair of bottoms that only get worn every few weeks, you know,…