15 Jan, 2021

Seeking Serenity in Solitude

2021-01-15T13:51:10-06:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Spending Time|

My favorite kind of winter in Minnesota this year--not much snow and very mild temperatures. Of course, we’re hardly through it. As a farmer’s daughter, I know not [...]

14 Dec, 2020

So Long…2020

2020-12-14T15:58:22-06:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: All about Books|

My last post was mid October, before the election, before a stay-at-home Thanksgiving advisory, and with only a hope that we had a vaccine on the way. Lots [...]

15 Oct, 2020

November Means NaNoWriMo

2020-10-15T15:43:56-05:00October 15th, 2020|Categories: Spending Time|

November casts a long shadow this year, more than most. In Minnesota, it ushers in the chill of serious autumn leading to the deep freeze of winter. This [...]

16 Sep, 2020

Thank God for Book Clubs!

2020-09-16T15:15:46-05:00September 16th, 2020|Categories: Spending Time|

I don’t know about you but I’m a bit stir crazy. Six months into this pandemic and the novelty has worn thin. However, the cruelty in its wake [...]

16 Aug, 2020

August–Time to Reflect

2020-08-16T16:03:43-05:00August 16th, 2020|Categories: All about Books|

Remember when August was the month to kick-back and exhale….and take a little time to prepare for Fall? Maybe take a trip to the lake or beach before [...]

15 Jun, 2020

Time to Reboot

2020-06-15T06:30:45-05:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Relationships|

Not many were prescient enough to expect 2020 to be the year it is. There are those gifted among us who have been warning of a pandemic flu [...]

14 Apr, 2020

Stop, Look, Listen and Think…

2020-04-14T11:45:01-05:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Relationships|

Time crawls in a pandemic….and the mile-markers on the journey are difficult to process. Confirmed cases, deaths, positive tests, hospitalized, recovered. Amazing how we have all learned a [...]

15 Mar, 2020

A Long Slow March

2020-03-15T15:00:55-05:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Spending Time|

Only mid-March, but it seems like it’s been forever…..What a difference a week or two can make, right? By now, every one of us has been effected by [...]