How A Simple Dress In A Vintage Store Sent Me Back In Time

If you ever want to take a trip down memory lane, just go to a vintage clothing store. If you’re of a certain age you might find bell-bottom or color block jeans, maxi dresses or one of those silky polyester shirts from the disco era. You may even find the exact shirt or dress that … More How A Simple Dress In A Vintage Store Sent Me Back In Time

Why It Takes More Than Physical Materials To Make A Building Significant

Something New Is Coming To Town There’s a new park being built in my hometown. They’ve been working on it for about three years, even longer if you add all the years of planning. I’ve been a witness to the progress every time I’ve driven on one of the main thoroughfares in town; usually to … More Why It Takes More Than Physical Materials To Make A Building Significant

How Did Thirty Fun Years Pass In The Blink Of An Eye?

What is This Feeling? I’m feeling a little out of sorts today.  It’s a feeling I can’t really describe, a strange feeling.  Honestly, I’m having trouble even putting it into words. My baby is turning thirty today. How can this possibly be happening? Wasn’t I just teaching her how to drive her purple PT Cruiser? … More How Did Thirty Fun Years Pass In The Blink Of An Eye?

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?

Celebrating The Milestones: A Five-Year Anniversary Wish

Where Does The Time Go? Time surely flies.  I can’t believe it’s been five years already! Five years since my daughter and son-in-law got married.  It doesn’t seem that long ago. For that matter, it doesn’t seem like that long ago she was turning five years old or entering the fifth grade. Yet, here she … More Celebrating The Milestones: A Five-Year Anniversary Wish