I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing

I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing, I really didn’t. But as you know, life gets in the way of living sometimes. In reality I haven’t written fiction in six years. I have been writing lesson plans for my enrichment classes, which have been really fun. But it isn’t quite theContinue reading “I didn’t mean to take a six year hiatus from writing”

Life Continues During Social Distancing

Today should have been the beginning of Spring Break, which technically it still is.We had plans to go to the Zoo, OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry), the library and get things done around the house. Our plans are a little different now but I don’t feel it’s a down grade. Yes, were notContinue reading “Life Continues During Social Distancing”

It’s Vegas Baby!

It had been twenty years since I had last been in Vegas and my husband was experiencing it for the first time this last October. We both were wowing at the sights for very different reasons. I was amazed at how much it had changed but some aspects had stayed the same. My husband couldn’tContinue reading “It’s Vegas Baby!”

Gingerbread Adventures

Recently the family and I visited OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) for two different exhibits taking place. The big featured exhibit was Exquisite Creatures and the second was Gingerbread Adventures. Gingerbread adventures was more than a gingerbread building contest, it was also a look at the science behind gingerbread houses and other creations.Continue reading “Gingerbread Adventures”

No New Years Resolution Here

I haven’t made New Year’s resolutions in years. Nope, not a one. I instead set my yearly goals on my birthday every year. I do all the things you need to do to set a goal. I asses the past twelve months and the goals that I set. Did I meet them, what kept meContinue reading “No New Years Resolution Here”

How All the Construction Began

We’ve been in full construction mode since July but the process started way before that. First was the decision to actually do the construction. My dad had asked us to move in with him in December 2018. My mom had passed away in July of that year. He was lonely in the house with justContinue reading “How All the Construction Began”

Wild West History, Guns and Gruncles

The boys got a real treat learning about Wild West weapons, specifically handguns and riffles. My uncle, their gruncle (great uncle), is an expert on Wild West history and weapons. My husband and father were also swept up in to the learning adventure. My aunts and I were having a blast watching this group ofContinue reading “Wild West History, Guns and Gruncles”

Oh This Construction Project

Master Bedroom Nook Oh this construction project. I have so many emotions, and words, for it. I love seeing the progress but we’ve had days, and some weeks, when little or nothing gets done. I can see the end coming but it’s still weeks away. So where is the project at now? There has beenContinue reading “Oh This Construction Project”