For years my mathematical mantra was “I am not good at math.” It was the excuse for every unreconciled bank book. Which is probably why my husband, who wanted me to take over the household finances, said “It isn’t that you aren’t good at math. It’s that you don’t want […]
It has been a long summer. But, the length is not attributed to the hours of sunlight or lazy days by the lake or the page numbers in books. It is based on one necessary, but arduous task. Conquering algebra! If only I had known hating math is a generational […]
Sunday night, pending a new school year, we talked about what the boys want to be when they grow up. My fourteen-year-old, shrugged his shoulders. But, I know if he had his heart’s desire he would have a career in the music industry. My husband and I emphasized that he […]
I was challenged through a comment about what TV show I would like to live in for a week to think about what book I would like to live in for a week. The challenge is extended to picking just one book. Of course, there are candidates on my shelves, […]
To be honest, neither one sounds like a good choice to me. It’s no fun to be on a winning team if you don’t a get a fair chance to prove your worth. If people see someone sitting on the end of the bench, the assumption might be that the […]
I admire my mother’s calm demeanor, my father’s intense determination, and their 40-year marriage based on faith in God and adoration for each other.
Common sense! Intelligence is good if you find yourself in a MacGyver-moment, but it’s better to have the common sense to avoid the situation in the first place!
Going to our camper on Mille Lacs Lake has become my favorite summer activity. I love sitting on the swing by the lake with coffee and a good book, watching my youngest son hunt for crayfish and frogs. Or I will skip the book and the coffee so he lay […]
I would like to have my sister’s serenity and my brother’s brilliance.
If I could live inside a TV show for a week, it would be Little House on the Prairie. I would run down the hill with Mary, my long hair swishing in the wind. I would stick my tongue out at Nellie and win the school spelling bee. Laura and […]