Why Write? The Article That Led Me to Blogging

Before I became a blogger, I first had to convince myself that I am a  writer. Then, I had some trouble thinking of myself as  a real blogger.   Now, after six months of hard work, 166 posts published on the most - - of every moment, and several featured posts - I finally believe that I have earned both titles....more

The Man in the Moon Looks Down From the Sky

The moon looked even closer whe...more

"Mommy, A Plane Just Flew Into a Building!"

Fisher-Price Rescue heroes always save th...more

My Language of Love - I Cook and I Bake.

My daughter returned to college for her sophomore year this week.  A few days before we drove the ten hours to her campus, I began to fret.  Had I made enough of her favorite meals this summer? This worry, of course, was just a metaphor of my real thoughts: Have I spent enough time with her?  Have I done enough for her? Have I taught her well enough how to live on her own? Can I come to terms that my "little girl" no longer really lives at home?  ...more

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I'm Wearing Teal Today

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month....more

There's More Than One Way to View Life

High School Soccer-Season in Montana Has Begun   This mountain is named "The Slee...more

A Huge Hive - What Can We Do?

Visible from within our hot tub (during daylight hours) is a view of a part of the roof of our house, that we otherwise do not see. While warming-up in it, after participating in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge this weekend, we made quite a discovery....more

It Would Be So Nice To Be A Cat

Making "the most of our moments" sometimes means stepping beyond our comfort zone.   After voluntarily allowing ice water to be dumped on my head this week, I may have become either more brave or more foolish.  Probably a little of both, as I decided to tackle the second part of this week's Words for Wednesday Challenge: ...more

Banana-Nutella Homemade Ice Cream Recipe

The summer days of using inexpensive berries and stone-fruit as ingredients in home-made ice cream are dwindling. Fortunately, though, that doesn't mean it is time to put the ice cream maker away just yet!Yesterday, I had some whipping cream that needed to be used, so I decided to churn some ice cream.  Ripe bananas on my counter were begging for a purpose, and a big jar of Nutella had just been purchased on a whim. I decided to experiment - and my whole family was very glad I did!...more