Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Are you making sure you aren’t doing enough? Have you really embraced the vacation mindset and given yourself permission to let things go?

I accepted a certain amount of savagery in my life when we willingly entered into living in a house without granite countertops, a master suite, attached garage or central air. Clearly, our standards are low.

I don’t want to burst anyone’s bubble or make them question the beliefs they hold dear and the meaning of life, but I do...

So ... once again nature proves it is not to be trusted. As a person once proudly self-described as “indoorsy,” I have tried to...

I am at that crux of life where my children need me to be ever more vigilant. It is my contention that teens require almost as much if not more hands-on parenting as toddlers.

Farming in the early 1950s, my father pushed to the verge of working himself to collapse. Holding down a full-time job as a tractor...

So I spent Memorial Day in the emergency department, as you do. Well maybe not as YOU do. You probably make good choices. I...

I’m packing the camper — or at least supposed to be. What I’m actually doing is writing about packing the camper. Procrastination — it’s...

Mother’s Day was this month and advertisers went nuts lauding mothers with a push toward candy, bouquets and flowery sentiments. People waited hours in...

‘Tis the season of wedding invitations. They rain like celebratory rice (or birdseed for the eco-minded) from the mailbox, email and social media. “Save...
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