How a Community changed the Homeowner's Association.

Karol and I purchased a house in a very nice neighborhood about 8 years ago. Before that she was stationed in Pennsylvania, and I was living in a little three-bedroom house I had purchased after my divorce. I loved that little house because it was something I bought on my own with my own credited and just my income. It felt like a major accomplishment to be able to provide that for my kids. It was a very small house in a working class neighborhood and I loved it....more

A grassroots movement to change our Homeowners Association Board

Tweet Karol and I purchased a house in a very nice neighborhood about 8 years ago. Before that she was stationed in Pennsylvania, and I was living in a little three-bedroom house I had purchased after my divorce. I loved that little house because it was something I bought on my own with my own credited and just my income ....more

I am a Feminist and I don't hate men!!

Yes, I know, that may confuse some people.  A great many people think feminists are crazy radical women who don't shave their armpits or legs, and carry on about how men are awful human beings who don't deserve to be alive, and should just be servants to womankind forever.  Or something like that.....First of all, as the mother to two teenaged boys who will someday be men, and a stepmother to a wonderful young adult who is already a man, that is the farthest thing from my mind.  If I hated men, wouldn't I see my sons (i.e. future men) in that light?...more

I am a feminist, and I don’t hate men!

Tweet Yes, I know, that may confuse some people....more

My version of "Stone Soup", a hearty, delicious soup!!

As I have talked about before, my lovely Karol really enjoys cabbage.  So to please her I made Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls a few weeks ago when the boys were visiting their dad because the Universe knows, there is no way they would eat food with cabbage in it....sigh........more

Stone Soup Recipe

Tweet As I have talked about before, my lovely Karol really enjoys cabbage....more

Why I don't believe in New Year's Resolutions

I am almost 50 years old.  I am 49 1/2 to be exact.  In my younger days I used to make New Year's resolutions.  Things like:  lose 10 pounds, quit smoking, save money, etc. These resolutions oftentimes were never reached, and maybe not even started.  I may have quit smoking for a day, but was not able to quit for good. I exercised some, but never met my weight loss goal....more

Why I don’t make New Year’s resolutions

Tweet I am almost 50 years old....more

Deconstructed Cabbage Rolls

Tweet So my lovely Karol really loves cabbage....more

Getting back in the saddle of blogging.

Tweet So, last semester, school kicked my ass....more