Tonight I made a throwback casserole. A casserole with a history and a funny backstory. I was in college at the University of California at Santa Barbara and was visiting a friend at her house in Bonita, California about 4 hours away. We had gone home for the weekend and her Dad had made dinner.… Continue reading “Chicken” Casserole
This afternoon in the rain I was scraping a sticker off of the back window of my van. As I was pulling the faded broken pieces off, I thought about my opinion on stickers decorating cars and how it might be considered controversial. My opinion on stickers began years ago when my kids were playing… Continue reading What do the stickers say?
My grandmother used to say you can’t plan everything. At the time I thought she was crazy. Of course I could plan everything. I was in my late 20s married and ready to start a family. Of course I would be able to start a family, but that wasn’t exactly the case. Like many women… Continue reading For everything, a season
I am typing this on my phone tonight. My computer decided to update. And because I did not write earlier this is my only option. I have become a late slicer. I did not begin like that in fact I began as an early slicer.I had all intentions of staying in early slicer but as in… Continue reading Keeping up
When I first had children I was blessed to stay home with them for 7 years. I had big plans. I was going to be the PTA President, help in the classroom and run many other important events and fundraisers. I had big plans. But when I began to see the details of the responsibilities,… Continue reading Can you help? An ode to those who volunteer.
A conversation happened after school. Not just after school, but like almost 2 hours after school that might make a big impact. Our grade is a “bubble” group. We have 4 sections while most of the rest of he grades have 3. We are trying to save our team, but it is not looking possible.… Continue reading Out of the Box
I am a Facebook checker. I have many friends and family in California, New York and Colorado that I like to stay connected to albeit just through posts and pictures. Now I love technology, but I admit it is a bit creepy at times. I try to keep my privacy up to date but it… Continue reading connections