The Power of Pie

The Power of Pie

It’s the holiday season, the time of year when we reflect on things that matter most – like pie. Pie is a big deal. Everyone has famous family recipes handed down for generations, or a Pinterest find they want to try. Last weekend I was invited to my neighbor’s annual pre-holiday “Pie Night” and I ...
More Gratitude Give Me

More Gratitude Give Me

In order to combat the escalating tyranny of Christmas gobbling up what is supposed to be a season of Thanksgiving, a friend of mine has come up with a brilliant idea. She proposes that Halloween be moved to September 30th so we can be thankful through the months of October and November before we go ...
Delivering On Your Word

Delivering On Your Word

I’m going to write about the election, because there hasn’t been quite enough coverage yet. Jk, I’m exhausted too. But I am going to write about corruption in a government agency: The United States Postal Service. Jk, I’m just going to write about something annoying that happened in a post office parking lot. A few ...
A Very Scary Kari Halloween

A Very Scary Kari Halloween

Happy “All Hallows Eve!” Big plans for Halloween? I wish I had some. I’m trying to conjure up something to do besides sit by my door in hopes some parents will drive their kids out to the sticks for candy. There are a few loyalists in my rural but close-knit neighborhood who make the effort ...
Assisted Living and Loving It

Assisted Living and Loving It

When it comes to senior living options these days all I can say is, “We’ve come a long way, baby!” I’ve become quite familiar with the assisted living scene in recent years since some grandparents and fogey friends of mine have moved into such facilities and I’ve helped with moving and visited often. All these ...