I’m truly blessed. I’ve been warmly welcomed back at work by the great group of folks I work with and for.  The kindness of my coworkers has made my return after missing eight days of work so much easier than it could have been. I really appreciate the monumental efforts put forth to cover my workload …

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2016 has become the year I let the garden go, and I kind-of feel bad about that. It wasn’t intentional; it just happened. I finished off my schooling and had plenty of time to devote to the yard. I just didn’t feel like it. Here’s one of my pathetic garden patches. I started out the …

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So once again, we reach my least favorite part of the week. It’s not his fault that he has to go. It’s his job. To anyone who’s ever loved a person who travels for work, I salute you. It takes a special person to keep a brave face, smile and wish them safe travels when …

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Well, my little vacation IS over. I had two weeks of working 2-1/2 days and then having 4-1/2 days off. Sigh. That is a schedule that I could get used to, but unfortunately the car in the driveway and the house I’m sitting inside say “no, you must work to pay for us” so it’s …

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