NYC in 1999. I took this photo while on vacation, using a disposable camera and standing on the observation deck of the Empire State Building. If you told me back then what would happen in just two short years I would have said you were crazy. #neverforget

Another week has flown by!

It’s been over a week since I’ve blogged!  My goodness, I’m slacking… My only excuse is that 1) the kiddos are out of school and have been keeping me running (ergo the Three Museums in One Day post), 2) We went out of town last weekend, and 3) I’ve been hellaciously sick over the past... Continue Reading →

Cell Phone Chatter

Just because we can make phone calls almost everywhere, should we make phone calls from almost everywhere? Regardless if strangers are listening or not?

There’s No Place Like Home

Over the weekend the hubby, the kiddos, and I decided to make a spur-of-the-moment day trip to Lake Geneva, WI. It's not a place we go often, but it's close enough for day tripping yet far enough to feel like we're "away." So we packed up the CRV and headed southwest. If you're unfamiliar with... Continue Reading →

Working Holidays

Happy Memorial Day! I, like many Americans, will be at work today. My day jobs are in healthcare (yes, I have more than one) and since hospitals never close I will be working today. It just is what it is. From January, 2017 until now I've worked all the major holidays. The only exception was... Continue Reading →

Take. That. Break.

Helloooooooo Summer! (But it’s still spring enough for the kids to be in school!) I left the house this morning with a plan. I was going to drop off the kiddos, do some grocery shopping, laundry, empty the dishwasher... Basically, the “I’m the grownup at home today” responsibility list. But after dropping off the kids... Continue Reading →


I made several assumptions about how today would go. I assumed that K2 would not do well at the dentist this morning. I assumed the lab work I had done yesterday would show problems. I assumed that the weather would be dreary today. I'm happy to say that none of these assumptions was correct. To... Continue Reading →

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