Every Storm Runs Out Of Rain

Every Storm Runs Out of Rain

For many people storms are loud & scary occurrences to be avoided at all costs.  For whatever reason my grandfather didn’t subscribe to that particular theory, quite the opposite, he rather enjoyed storms. My grandfather lived in Florida, so tropical storms happened frequently.  I recall several occasions when storms blew in and while the rest Read More

Farewell to Candy Season

Farewell to Candy Season

Taste buds are interesting little receptors, everyone has them, but not all are created equal. Some tasters are partial to sweet while others prefer salty. Some despise liver while others consider it a delicacy. Mine are surely kin to Cookie Monster’s. His are partial to, “COOKIES!” Mine absolutely adore, “SUGAR!” mostly in the form of Read More

Actions have Consequences

Your Actions Have Consequences!

We are selfish beings.  Yes, we do have the capability to be generous, kind and thoughtful towards our fellow man, but truth be told, some of us have to work a little harder to fight against those selfish tendencies and some of us just plain fail!! My husband and I have a Sunday morning ritual; Read More

Les and Becca

To Grandpa with Love

My father is an only child. I was the first-born grandchild. So, it seems natural I would have a unique bond with my paternal grandfather.  Ask anyone who knew him and they would concur; the man adored his cherubic, blonde, curly headed granddaughter, and the adoration ran both ways. My grandfather has been gone now Read More

Mix Matched Shoes

Dangers of Dressing in the Dark

How many of you would call yourself a slave to fashion?  Well, maybe “slave” is a bit extreme…let’s try this, how many of you take great pride in your appearance and thoroughly enjoy shopping for cute clothes and shoes?  Even if you don’t, keep reading, I think you’ll get a laugh out of this. Shopping Read More


For the Love of Pete, Reload the Toilet Paper!

Huffing and puffing she grabs her soapbox, drags it center stage, climbs up and begins her rant.  Toilet paper dispensers are not complicated, nor does their design vastly differ from one toilet to the next.  So, please, please, help me understand why it is that soooo many of them sit empty?  We aren’t talking about Read More