What led to Roe v. Wade? A look at the historical background.

Friends, Rarely would I even consider writing a politically charged blog. It is almost considered a downfall to have an opinion one way or another. To have one is to be cast as a ‘Karen,’ a trouble maker, or dismissed as either a Democrat or Republican as if either of these political party titles makesContinue reading “What led to Roe v. Wade? A look at the historical background.”

After two days of dealing with the DMV and I had to take two ‘mental health days’ off of work!

The last two days of my life have been painful. Painful in the sense that I have spent a total of 8 hours at the DMV between the two days. Let me paint the scene for you. Back in December 2021, after months of begging my Jeep for a working partnership between the two ofContinue reading “After two days of dealing with the DMV and I had to take two ‘mental health days’ off of work!”

Freedom is personal and communitive. What are you fighting for?

I feel like I am in an excellent position to talk about freedom. I fought, bled, and was willing to give my life for it. Twenty-one years is what I gave in the name of freedom. I have witnessed the very best and the very worst of what a country implies when it states thatContinue reading “Freedom is personal and communitive. What are you fighting for?”

Broken computers, Botox, and a letter from my son.

Friends, The last few weeks have been exciting for me! Of course, individual events are not newsworthy, but a combination of them together makes for good writing. Let me explain: Recently my work computer had decided that it was done being overworked, under-appreciated, and generally not a respected piece of vital equipment. It started itsContinue reading “Broken computers, Botox, and a letter from my son.”

Bring back Fireside chats! The distraction of differing opinions is deafening.

Friends, Today, as I was drinking my morning coffee, scanning recent news articles, and thinking about the plot twist in Season 5 of The Last Kingdom on Netflix– the appreciation and dread for instantaneous news hit me. For example- if there had been cell phones and instant news, Uhtred probably could have stopped the battleContinue reading “Bring back Fireside chats! The distraction of differing opinions is deafening.”

Fluffy and Worthy are not the same. The day I learned I was too fat for surgery.

Friends, We have all had our share of experiences with the medical field, whether it was a good experience or bad. They are both our friends and our foe. They are our secret keepers and our guide on a better life. They have been the backbone of any country during the COVID mess and haveContinue reading “Fluffy and Worthy are not the same. The day I learned I was too fat for surgery.”

The joys and agony of owning a home! A tale of a $100,000 bill.

Friends, It is that time of year when those who live in a ‘wintery’ area are bored and anxious for spring. In other words, we are changing the whole house. New paint, rearranging the furniture, staring listlessly out the window, or ignoring TicTok videos to search for a new home in places like Hawaii orContinue reading “The joys and agony of owning a home! A tale of a $100,000 bill.”

And then it was the teachers…

Friends! This is a long one- full of historical tidbits of information, mind-blowing facts, proposed laws, and a hint of frustration. Bear with me… Regardless of where we are in the world- it has been a rough three years! The very foundation of what makes humans function- physical interaction, freedom of movement, decision-making rights, andContinue reading “And then it was the teachers…”