Big Sky Country and Big Thanks

Big Sky Country and Big Thanks

Last weekend I was in “Big Sky Country.” Montana is beautiful and the business/pleasure trip provided a much-needed getaway. Life has been crazy busy and full of big changes I’m not adjusting to very well. When my kids were little and I was overwhelmed taking care of their needs I looked forward to having more ...
Olympic Wrap-up, and Warped-up

Olympic Wrap-up, and Warped-up

Wow! How about those Olympics, huh? That closing ceremony last night was fabulous! I know, I know, the Olympics ended over a month ago but thanks to DVR it just ended for me yesterday. The weeks of the Olympics were so crazy busy for me I couldn’t spend hours parked on the couch watching it ...
My Life Flashing Before Me – On Video

My Life Flashing Before Me – On Video

It’s officially “The Day After.” The day after my firstborn got married. I’m about to slip into a coma, so you just enjoy a leisurely read while I visit the afterlife. I promise to give the full scoop about that next week – if I decide to come back (if they let me come back, ...
Wedding Planner: Another Job Title Under Motherhood

Wedding Planner: Another Job Title Under Motherhood

A while back, HJ News published an article about the worst jobs people do to earn a living. As I read through job descriptions that included filth, high pressure, poor conditions, tedium, danger, long hours, low wages, exposure, blood, guts, excrement and any/all things unpleasant, I said to myself, “Been there, done that.” Hello, I’m ...
Fixing Foreign Plumbing Policy

Fixing Foreign Plumbing Policy

“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness…and the ability to use the bathroom for free.” Thomas Jefferson did a great job writing the Declaration of Independence, I ...