Going to the City

We live a 12-minute-drive from the closest city.  The word city is relative in people’s minds.  Folks like me who spent years in places like Vancouver, San Diego County, Los Angeles, Miami, Boston, Seattle, Chicago, New York or any other big city… well, we might call this a very, very small town, indeed.  However, its…

Your Value

This morning I couldn’t sleep.  I woke up at 2 am and have laid there for almost two hours.  I got up, took some medication for a headache and now here I am, sitting at my desk, reading blogs and enjoying the creativity and perspectives of other people.  It has been a while since I’ve written.  Between the…

Blueberries and Other Goodies

I LOVE blueberries.  We put them in breakfast shakes, homemade icecream, pancakes, cereal and baked goods .  I really enjoy having a pile of fresh fruit (like blueberries and strawberries) over a waffle for breakfast.  Even though the rest of my family doesn’t like oatmeal, I even like to have blueberries over oatmeal as a different way of preparing…

Home

I have been a career girl all of my adult life.  Going off to work, I’ve kept myself extremely busy… and away from home a lot.   What I discovered is that a person can give their lives to their jobs.  They can end up working overtime, missing out on family activities because the boss said a hour…