Celebrating A Remarkable Year With A Cute Little Dood

What has four long legs, curly apricot-colored hair, a brown nose, gold eyes, floppy ears and a tail that waves like some sort of fluffy banner?  Not really what, but who?  It’s Boone, our Australian Labradoodle. Happy Booneiversary Today is a special day for us and for Boone.  It is the one year anniversary of … More Celebrating A Remarkable Year With A Cute Little Dood

What’s The Best Thing About Easter In The Empty Nest?

Easter is different in the empty nest.  Gone are the years of Easter baskets, Easter outfits and Easter egg hunts.  It’s much quieter, much more introspective.  It’s not necessarily a bad thing — just different.   Childhood Easters Easter was always a time for big family gatherings when I was growing up.  In preparation for … More What’s The Best Thing About Easter In The Empty Nest?

Why I’m Decorating A Christmas Tree This Unusual Year

It’s done. Three days after Thanksgiving and my Christmas tree is up.  In this very unusual year, it feels good to have some sense of normalcy. Tree Or No Tree There is a wide range of feelings on decorating for Christmas this year.  Some people have had their Christmas trees up for a few weeks … More Why I’m Decorating A Christmas Tree This Unusual Year