Monthly Archives: September 2011

Will run for chocolate

After I wrote the post on Monday (which didn’t get posted until last night) the sore throat I had been ignoring hoping it would go away started getting worse and had turned into a bad cough, runny nose and all … Continue reading

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Halloween weekend, Take One

Editors note: I wrote this Monday evening and thought it posted then but, apparently, it did not. After my week of domestic achievements, I was ready for a weekend of camping. We headed north to Pardeeville, Wisc. for the fourth … Continue reading

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In which I become Merry Homemaker

Bad week for blogging! I just haven’t had time. I’ve been getting my domestication on, y’all!! But the good news is, I have successfully figured out the art of making pasta sauce from scratch. I wouldn’t go as far as … Continue reading

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Long Road to the Funny Farm

As I said on Friday, nothing ever goes according to plan. But, I guess that’s why I have a good sense of humor. Things were actually going quite smoothly Friday afternoon. I left work an hour early and was headed … Continue reading

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Planes, trains and automobiles

We are heading back up north this afternoon to “The Funny Farm” to spend what we hope is a relaxing weekend with our friends. I guess I should say, *I* am headed north this afternoon. Brian is already north, but … Continue reading

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First responders memorial

Among the most heart-breaking stories I heard about the 9/11 attacks were those of the first responders, many of whom had just left their overnight shifts only to return because they knew they had to help. They bravely walked in … Continue reading

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We mustn’t forget

After Brian and I talked last night and shared some of our memories of 9/11, it occurred to me that I have never written my memories down. It also occurred to me as we shared different versions of how things … Continue reading

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Interviewing Bill Clinton on the beach in Jamaica

…wherein I release my inner 12-year-old boy. After about six months of constant pain in my lower left abdominal region and being passed from my internist to my gynecologist and back to my internist, I finally landed on the exam … Continue reading

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Boats, Trailers and Tractors

Hope everyone had as good of a Labor Day weekend as we did! Our non-Laborious three-day weekend began on Saturday morning in the Kenosha Harbor with Jim, Cheryl and Abby. We usually spend a couple of weekends on the boat … Continue reading

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Day-long road rage

For the first time in the five years I have been working at my current job, I drove to work. And now I remember why I love public transportation. I figured driving would be the best option as I had … Continue reading

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