Mine! All Mine! NOT!!!

Children begin early with identifying objects as belonging to them. This continues throughout life as possessions are gathered. In our homes we are surrounded by our (in the late George Carlin’s words) “stuff.” Quite a few years ago our home … Continue reading

Settling in for a Long, Cold Winter

I love the changing seasons and have never had a desire to move to Florida or Arizona to avoid the winter months in central Ohio. Yes, even winter is a joy to me, despite the days when the snow piles … Continue reading


Welcome to my cyber book launch party! Find a spot and make yourself comfortable. There’s a table with refreshments if you want something to eat. I’ll be giving away six free ebooks during the party, one each hour which will … Continue reading

And Then the House Alarm Went Off…

Meet Templeton. He is one of three littermates we adopted eight years ago. He thinks he’s human, he talks to us, and he gets into more trouble than a two-year-old. Templeton loves to go onto our screened-in deck where he … Continue reading

Heights, No Thanks…Roller Coasters, Oh Yeah!!!

I want to be a daredevil…to try new things. For instance, I’d like to try flying through the air on a zip line. I’d like to be able to look over the balcony on the 20th floor of a hotel, … Continue reading