Summer boredom?


Life around home

“Work is the best way to turn around from being grouchy and bored to cheerful and motivated. Physical work especially is good. However, almost no one likes starting to work. So, you have two choices: either make your kids do it anyway, or make it fun.” -AZ

June 4, 2018

From 9 to 16


Brain things, People

The final three interviews today! ***** Ms. Tabitha Schmidt of 16/10 said: I limit my blog reading because I still prefer to read from real paper, not the screen. I was surprised how many of the blogs I subscribe to are written by people I know, probably because two of my favorite bloggers are women I […]

April 3, 2014

From 1 to 99


Brain things, People

We’ll start with the north and south poles—those who read lots of blogs and those who read almost none at all. By their request and my own, we are keeping the names of specific blogs out of it. Enjoy. ***** Ms. 99/41 is my friend Anita Yoder, also a blog writer. She initially commented— I read […]

April 2, 2014

This stage of life and love


Celebrations, People

Confession: This post is exactly two weeks overdue. At Valentine’s Day, I gathered some perspectives on love from women at three different stages of life: a newlywed, a seasoned wife, and a single lady. I did some homework, asked for input on my questions… and then spent Valentine’s Day burying my grandpa. But love is never out […]

February 28, 2013