While Mikaela Shiffrin, Arnd Peiffer, and the duo Lawes and Morris competed in Winter Olympic Events like the Giant Slalom, Biathlon, and Curling in Pyeongchang, Mike (my Significant Other) and I participated in Winter Living Events in Illinois. Both Winter Events (Olympic and Living) required skill! Pothole Slalom USA ‘s Mikaela Shiffrin gold medal performance… Continue reading Winter Living Events
Pushing Buttons “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Never mind . . . it’s a test. Go on with your day. The first line flashed across cellphone screens in Hawaii at 8:07 am on Saturday January 13, 2018. The second line I made up because that’s what… Continue reading Pushing Buttons
What I Learned While Baking Christmas Cookies with a Five Year Old Helper Perfection is overrated. Imperfection is memorable.
Peppermint Cocobee and Moshe Toystein (an Elf on the Shelf Santa Scout and Mensch on a Bench Value Keeper respectively) reinvented their holiday roles this season. Traditionally families adopted Scout Elves to ensure that Santa received daily reports regarding their behavior. The data confirmed naughty and/or nice performance and qualified individuals for either one… Continue reading Elf On Shelf And Mensch On A Bench Take On Newsmakers
Change dragged me by the ear, kicking and screaming, from present familiar situation to vague new future situation. My attempts at tiptoeing around this sleeping Cyclops of Change failed miserably. In spite of every avoidance measure taken, the Cyclops awakened, scooped me up, and thrusted me into the unknown. He set me down among the… Continue reading Bah Humbug Bread