My Youngest Daughter is NOW a Published Writer! Proud Mom Moment

Youngest Daughter is Published Writer **Proud Mom Moment**   I’m back! For real, this time, I hope! I think I was suffering a bit of blogging burnout, or I just needed a break after the rush to defend my dissertation and complete my Doctor of Education program … So NOW, I’m rejoining the Ultimate Blog … Read more

Appreciating Simple Pleasures of Life – UBC Day 7

Appreciating Life’s Simple Pleasures   Today’s UBC writing prompt is to discuss something fun, and I thought I’d re-share this post about enjoying simple pleasures in life. I’m in a reflective mood, because today is the 6th anniversary of my Mom’s death. I wrote about this memory on my other blog, if you would like … Read more

G is for Grandchildren – Granddaughters, Especially! #atozblogchallenge

G is for Granddaughters!! Welcome to “G” day of the A to Z Blog Challenge!   G is also for GAP! Yes, it’s really me…Back to blogging after an unplanned GAP of about 12 days! Work and graduate (another “G” word) study obligations demanded my time and I had to prioritize. Now, instead of trying … Read more

E is for Excellence #atozblogchallenge

E is for EXCELLENCE! Welcome to “E” day of the A to Z Blog Challenge! Today’s topic is E is for Excellence! I’m going to borrow from a previous post again, from one I published back in February, because it fits so well here for this day’s post. 🙂 I dream of achieving excellence. The … Read more

D is for DOGS – Our Two Pups Desi and Zoe – Day 5 #atozblogchallenge

D is for DOGS… Our Two Pups!   Welcome to “D” day of the of the A to Z Blog Challenge!   Today’s topic is D is for DOGS!   As I told you in yesterday’s post about our cats, my hubby Dave and I love our “fur babies. ” They are wonderful companions especially … Read more