Summer Mornings on the Farm

I’ve been feeling nostalgic lately. Times of change and uncertainty tend to bring out in me the desire for simpler times. I woke early this morning thinking of my Grandpa Wayne and Grandma Eloise Hohimer. Whenever I awake before the sun is fully up, I am reminded of summers at my Grandparents’ house. Each summer... Continue Reading →


Does the Whole Town Know?

Arden turned seven yesterday. I need to pause a moment to reflect on this crazy reality. My baby girl is seven.  Something in the world just tilted off-kilter. This birthday has been long anticipated. I believe we started discussing it before Thanksgiving. We have planned the party over and over; we have discussed the various... Continue Reading →

Randomness and Heart-Stopping Terror

Randomness #1 It is January 21st. According to the calendar we are only one month into winter, but it was 61 degrees today, so I decided it was spring. I know full well it isn’t spring. I know that in one week we will likely have snow and ice. But I just can’t help myself;... Continue Reading →

Absurdity #3 – a.k.a. Weezer Update

I know you have all been waiting with baited breath to find out the result of our trip to the veterinarian with Mr. Weezer, so here we go. Weezer loves to ride in the car.  It is like his most favorite thing.  So when I asked if he wanted to go for a ride, he... Continue Reading →


I think I have “writer’s block”.  Actually, it isn’t writer’s block – it is “lack of motivation block”.  Or maybe, it is “writing ideas come at the most inopportune times block”. I started carrying a note book in my purse so I could write down ideas as they come – but then I lost the... Continue Reading →

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