Second Try

Today is Ash Wednesday. The day where Catholics announce their faith with ash in a form of a cross on their forehead. Growing up you knew the devoted families as…

Death Awaiting in Public Restrooms

“You are going to get sick. Maybe even die,” The voice in my head said. The voice oddly sounded like my Mother’s. To clarify, she has been drinking vodka tonics…

Settling into 2022

We are in the second week of the year 2022. This year going to be filled with amazing adventures. I hear so many people saying they are hoping 2022 is…

Grateful Thanks

Thanksgiving is at the end of the week. A friend asked if I mind that my daughter-in-law and son now hosting this holiday.I am thankful that they are willing to…

They Knew My Name

Years ago my boys and I drove to Duluth one October day. Not to see the beautiful fall colors but to have the bejesus scared out of us. We were…

WILD HAIR

I, like many women of a certain age, have body issues. I am not talking about the size of body issues. My metabolism left and isn’t coming back. I am…

No Destination

Road trips can be a scavenger hunt. You can start with a destination such as a town or roadside kitschy. Better yet, pick a direction. North, south, east, or west.Don’t…

The Road To Gnome

Years ago, a friend, let’s call her Lulu for her protection, took a road trip to Dawson Minnesota. Why may you ask? This small town is also known as Gnometown.…

Rolling Rolling Rolling

Today we are going to look into the fascinating world of the largest ball of twine. I have been to one of the 4 largest balls of twine. In Minnesota,…