September 23, 2017

This is the irony of being in hospice care.  I have all the time in the world and I have very little time left in the world.  Every moment is precious and I want to make sure each moment is cherished because I have so few left.

I spend a lot of time in bed.  I am t...

August 31, 2017

Yes, I know I'm corny.  Always have been and probably always will be. I like to setup routines and traditions.  This is what I did with my finance and now husband Paul.  Every Saturday, we open up BabbleStash and answer a few questions.

August 25, 2017

When I get home, I find myself staring into the eyes of my dog just wondering, what is on her mind.

It's just her and me at home.  She knows when I get home from work and she's waiting at the door with her leash in her mouth.  She's almost the perfect companion and frie...

August 18, 2017

In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on. Robert Frost

We've been ignored, criticized, mocked, and written-off.  Why do we persist? Why do we continue?  

My friends and I are from a small town in the Midwest. To deal with...

August 17, 2017

My commute to work is 60 miles each way.  In the mornings, I listen to the news and podcasts and in the evenings I catch up on business calls.

However, when I am not listening or talking, I'm thinking about everything!  I often wish I could document my thoughts on paper...

August 10, 2017

Sort of.  Maybe stating that time travel is possible is a bit of an exaggeration.  However, imagine one year from now, you are getting specific advice from yourself one year earlier.  In a way you can travel into the future by giving the future you advice....

August 1, 2017

Summer life is a blur.  Each day seamlessly blends into the next day.  Only the weekends seem to break up the monotony of summer.

Sometimes it's hard to remember that life is a journey and to stop and smell the flowers along the way.  I had a great reminder of this...

July 15, 2017

If you are interested in discovering distant relatives, and MyHeritage websites are a terrific place to start to find the parents of your parents, parents, parents, ...

However, if you are interested in learning about the experiences of your family finding...

July 14, 2017

All around me, I see people taking pictures of themselves, looking down at their phone with a smile, I watch the whir of their thumbs and at last the people look up until the cycle is repeated.  By feeding their social media community with visual representations of the...

July 6, 2017

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson

I used to be afraid to travel alone. I was afraid of getting lost, I was afraid of strangers coming up to me, and mostly, I was afraid of the unknown. I found thi...

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