I love the Olympics. It is the only time I organize my life around what is on TV. I would watch it 24/7 if I didn’t have to work and sleep and otherwise support the lifestyle to which I am accustomed. After two weeks of constant watching, it’s a long two years until the next… Read More The Thrill of Victory
We have been in a bit of a freeze the past few weeks here in the upper Midwest and I understand the rest of the US is abnormally cold. My home state of NH may see 100 below zero including the wind chill atop Mt. Washington, that breaks any MN records. Going outside this time… Read More Baby, It’s Cold Outside
Yesterday morning, sitting at my daughter’s kitchen table, listening to the cat sing the songs of his people and the dogs wrestle on the couch, ear cocked for noise from her toddler, eyes bleary from lack of decent sleep and too much needlework, I had an epiphany: it was the first of the month. The… Read More The Books Of Life
I had the distinct pleasure of taking a road trip last month. It was glorious- approximately 3,400 miles of me, the road, and my audiobooks. I was away from family responsibilities here and heading toward a two types of family visits there (parents and sister for one and my Star family for the other). In… Read More Family? Which Family?
My love affair with the romance novel started at age 14 and, decades later, I rarely stray from that when reading fiction. Sometimes, though, books are well-recommended or friends are so persuasive that I decide to venture out of my HEA world. In doing so I have discovered some books that I just adore, even… Read More You Want Me to Read What?!
When someone asks “Who are you?” the mind starts to spit out a list of identities. Often career identity is near the top of the list. Depending on the venue, the first identity item out of my mouth may be “CPA” (Certified Public Accountant). There are multiple stereotypes about CPAs: bland, boring, exacting, OCD, extremely… Read More Hey, there’s a CPA in that book!!