In keeping with the apparent theme of 2020, “Well, that was unexpected!” I have been on a new adventure these last few months. But, unlike a pandemic or murder hornets, this seems to be a good thing!! I’m making Children’s Activity Books! Yes, the quarantine led many of us to try new things. My husbandContinue reading “Well, that was unexpected!”
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19 Things I Learned During the Christmas Season of 2019.
It’s that time again. The occasion when I gather my wits about me, along the candy wrappers from my stocking loot I’m still consuming, and open my mind and laptop. I sift through my sugar haze and recall what I’ve learned over Christmas break. Mind you, none of these lessons are necessarily life altering, butContinue reading “19 Things I Learned During the Christmas Season of 2019.”
Our Cabe (Video) Christmas Card
We did not send Christmas cards this year, but wanted to share this Christmas video message with you all. And, of course, we included the bloopers. From our family to you, Merry Christmas! Kraig, Christy, Karson (15), Karly (11), and Kenzie (9)
Assault with a deadly pair of socks.
I’m not sure if it’s a blessing, or a curse. Maybe it’s both. I’ll just come straight out and say it. I have an unusually good sense of smell. I hate to brag. But, yes. I’ve got a good sniffer. Case in point, I have called the city gas company on several occasions alertingContinue reading “Assault with a deadly pair of socks.”
17 Things I Learned During the Christmas Season of 2017
Each year for the past several, I have taken the time to sit down and write out my thoughts and ponderings at the end of the Christmas season. Granted, by the end of Christmas break (yes, it’s January 6th, but my kids haven’t been back to school yet) my “thoughts and ponderings” have been boiledContinue reading “17 Things I Learned During the Christmas Season of 2017”
My turn signal pinged its rhythmic song. I heard it, but wasn’t really listening. I watched the oncoming traffic, and waited for my chance to make a right turn. My thoughts were ringing in my head, playing the harmony to the accompanying noise around me. I was trying to give my thoughts my full attentionContinue reading “Cheers.”
Math is easier without numbers.
I don’t have a beautiful mind like the guy in the movie by that title who is a brilliant mathematician. In fact, when it comes to math, my mind is anything but beautiful. Equations go into my mind to scoff and mock. “Larry, get a load of this mind! She’ll never get us. We’re safe here!” (Yes, mathContinue reading “Math is easier without numbers.”
Conversation Cafe Podcast
I will doing some traveling and speaking in the coming months (starting tomorrow!) and will be sharing about the messages in my new book, Brownie Crumbs and Other Life Morsels. But, before the “live” speaking started, I was able to record three podcast interviews- two of which have already been posted. I really enjoyed thisContinue reading “Conversation Cafe Podcast”
It’s My Book’s Birthday!
Today, after three years of labor, my book has been born! (Phew!) I’m so excited to announce that my first book, Brownie Crumbs and Other Life Morsels, is now available on Amazon in paperback, and for the Kindle. You can find it here: Also, I had a book trailer made to give everyone aContinue reading “It’s My Book’s Birthday!”
My Top 5 Blog Posts from 2016
I’ve spent a little time with Numbers today. We are not close, but we are on friendly terms. We just don’t click the way that Words and I do. But, Numbers proved to be loyal and hardworking once again. He also brought his buddy Statistics to the meeting. He was a little boring for my taste, butContinue reading “My Top 5 Blog Posts from 2016”