The Longest Day of the Year (aka Kayak Chaos)…

Yesterday, June 21st,  was the Summer Solstice… the longest day of the year.  Here in Minnesota,  the sky was the bluest it has been so far this summer.  After several weeks of torrential rains, damaging winds and flash flooding in our area,  the blue sky on the first day of Summer was more than a… Read More

Lessons Learned in the Ladies Room

Monday was one of those days… one of those “you just can’t make this stuff up” kind of days… My week’s calendar was full so I decided to run to my healthcare clinic (okay… I actually drove) to get my monthly allergy shot during my lunch hour on Monday.  Not a big deal really,  I… Read More

A mother’s ring…

“I had an inheritance from my father, It was the moon and the sun. And though I roam all over the world, The spending of it’s never done.” ~ Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls~ I went over to my elderly Mom’s apartment last week and I heard her rummaging around in her bedroom as I… Read More