Why I Read

A cheaper form of entertainment. Sure. If you are getting the books for free. I have to keep reminding myself to go to the library. I have always loved to read. I read Forever by Judy Blume when I was either in junior high or early high school. I picked it up because it was …

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100 Book You Should Read in a Lifetime?

There are for sure some books in here I will never read. But anytime I am out of lists, I can turn to this one for a book to pick up. I just don't see how some of these books made this list, and how other books didn't make the list. Goodreads 100 Books You …

Top Posts for 2017

I don't get a lot of traffic. I don't post enough.  Interesting that my home page was hit 211 times. In fact, on that list, very few are actual posts from 2017 or even posts at all. But here were my top 5 posts of 2017. #1 Industrial Towel Bar This was a post from early …

Forthcoming in 2018

What are your goals for 2018? Do you pick a word of the year to live by? I have picked a word for years, but I don't end up remembering to follow that word the whole year. HAHA. I could have expanded on what I wanted to succeed at, but finding a job where I …

What I Read in 2017

If you like to read, I highly recommend you start using Goodreads to track what you read and want to read. It gives recommendations and there are so many book giveaways also. I also recommend checking out the Popsugar reading challenge to give yourself a more vast variety of books to read. So many of …

Happy Birthday

In celebration of my birthday, I thought I would re-share what I did for my 40th. For the month of November 2014, my son and I did 40 Random Acts of Kindness around town, and marked off one of my life list items. We did things like taking our Halloween candy to the place that …

My Dad

I was going through pictures of the befores on my house and came across this picture. I couldn't pass it up. My dad had his heart attack about 6 months before this picture but it only slowed him down for maybe 2 months. (The goggles are my son's.)

My Sweetie Pie

  I just downloaded this layout from Amber LaBau Designs and knew right away I wanted to use Geni in it. I had an awesome picture of her that just wouldn't fit in the screen though. I think this worked out just as well. She sure wanted the ice cream cone.