The Excitement Builds…

Taking a little break from the blog to get our youngest son all packed and ready to move.  Barring any problems with his application, he will be moving out this weekend and we are all excited!  Dale and I reclaim our empty nest and our son gets his first taste of real adult independence.  A […]

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Letting Go Is The Hardest Thing…

I love this quote by the wise and wonderful Erma Bombeck: “When mothers talk about the depression of the empty nest, they’re not mourning the passing of all those wet towels on the floor, or the music that numbs your teeth, or even the bottle of capless shampoo dribbling down the shower drain. They’re upset […]

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Find Something To Look Forward To

By the end of my kid’s high school and college careers, Dale and I had burned out.  We wanted nothing more than to stay home and relax and not have to go to another event, meeting or fundraiser.  We were always pleased that our kids were involved in so many activities.  It kept them busy […]

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Kids Flown the Coop? Get a New Best Friend!

Is the house feeling a bit empty now that the last of the kids has flown the coop?  Are you looking for something to fill that space?  Maybe it’s time to find a new best friend.  Although my husband, Dale, has always been my best friend, my heart had room for more and about 3 […]

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