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The Story of a Midwest Snow Day
By     |    Feb 16, 2015
Posted in: Nature, Uncategorized, Writing     |    3 Comments

The Story of a Midwest Snow Day

The hullabaloo starts like normal. Four days before, local news meteorologists warn about low and high pressure areas colliding to create a Midwest snow day. Two days before, the waiting game begins. How many inches will we get? What side of the Interstate will get hit worse? Everyone cross-checks the weather updates on not just the local TV channels, but their favorite online weather sites and the National Weather Service. […]

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Behind the Scenes
By     |    Jun 27, 2014
Posted in: Bucket List, Budget Lady, Family, Nature, Parenting, Romance, Travel, Wedding     |    9 Comments

Behind the Scenes

One of my bucket list items was crossed off last year when my daughter got married. I had dreamed of this day since she was born, even imaging her future husband and the ceremony. Blah, blah, blah. It wasn’t the ceremony I had imagined, it was better. And he wasn’t the groom I had imagined, he was better. And almost year later I still concur. Amy and Kevin were married […]

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Unplugged
By     |    Jun 13, 2014
Posted in: Baby Boomer Lady, Editing, Nature, Travel     |    3 Comments

Unplugged

Every once in a while I need to unplug, turn down the noise, and take some time to unwind. This past weekend was one of those times. We loaded the old family truckster and headed to the wild, blue yonder, just my husband, the two dogs, and me. A couple of the locals The actual road trip isn’t all that peaceful because the 18 year-old lab mix does not travel […]

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