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 ...
Musings About Fall (Mostly Food)

Musings About Fall (Mostly Food)

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. Fall is my favorite season. The colors, the crisp weather, the cute clothes, and don’t even get me started about boots. But best of all? Fall food. It’s harvest time and we’re reaping what we sowed (or bought at the case lot sale). I recently learned ...
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 ...