Month: July 2013

What’s Up, Blogtropolis??!!!

HI EVERYONE! I've missed being here on WordPress!  In fact, I feel like everything has changed here-- there must have been some sort of update because my "Add New Post" screen that I'm looking at as I type this looks so faaannnncy schmancy!  Different font, updated look. It's so pretty and easy on the eyes. … Continue reading What’s Up, Blogtropolis??!!!


Meet Kiri!

Meet Kiri! We picked up Kiri from the airport on Thursday. She's a ten-week old Kai Ken puppy from Michigan. She's incredibly cute and awesomesauce but I feel like I have a newborn again! I'm trying to get back here to writing and WordPress because I really miss it. Once Kiri Kai Kai Princess Baby … Continue reading Meet Kiri!

My Woobie, My Love

My mother introduced me to her over ten years ago. At first, I thought she was too long. Too green. Too boxy. The sleeves hung off like big, floppy . . . sleeves. The brown wooden buttons she sported were majorly ugly. I'm not sure what possessed me, but I took her anyway and brought her to my … Continue reading My Woobie, My Love

Gram’s Patriotism

Happy 4th of July! I wanted to share a quick post tonight about my paternal grandmother, Dorothy. Her life was a story, but tonight I want to share something I learned about her in her death. When "Gram" died a couple of years ago at the age of 88, she had planned her entire funeral … Continue reading Gram’s Patriotism

What Inspires You?

Inspiration is defined as "the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative." I've read and re-read that definition about ten times while staring at the blinking cursor here and it wasn't until the tenth time that I realized how incredible it is to be inspired.  That something, … Continue reading What Inspires You?