Category: Make Me Think Monday

German words in our English Language

My ancestry contains German DNA. That’s why I enjoyed this infographic by Jennifer Frost at GrammarCheck. Some of the words like daschshund, lager, and frankfurter I recognized. Others were a surprise. Check the list below and see how… Read More

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How Many Tote Bags is Too Many?

Totes are usually free. I guess that’s why we accumulate them. I must have fifty or more. I love winning loaded totes at silent auctions. I’m thrilled to attend a conference or fair and receive a tote  with… Read More

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Suicide, Stigma, and Statics

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. It doesn’t really get a lot of press. That’s why I wanted to share this blog. Suicide has been a problem throughout human history. In the recent years, it has started… Read More

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What We Did Before the Internet

I received the loveliest letter from a friend I hadn’t seen in years the other day. Yes, you read that correctly, a LETTER. She’s didn’t FB. She didn’t message or text or email. She did what we did… Read More

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Labor Day and Hurricanes

I’m late posting today. After the last week, I’ve come to realize spending time with loved ones is more important than being late. Yesterday was sibling game night and I simply forgot to post! You might have noticed… Read More

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Rest vs Busyness

Summer officially arrived on June 21. The time of lazy days and easy living. But is it? For most of us, life doesn’t slow down at all. Why don’t we give ourselves permission to rest in this wild,… Read More

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A Bucket List Adventure

Not so long ago, in a discussion about our many moves, hubby and I discovered we had traveled in almost all of the fifty United States. Close examination revealed hubby lacked one state (Idaho). I lacked only three… Read More

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