Family Life

Tax Day and Night

Tax day is here.  You did file, right?  Post offices are open late for people to get their returns in by midnight.  Some business and restaurants are offering freebies or discounts to help alleviate the pain of tax day.  I thought I would share this tradition of my childhood… Read more…

You Have To Wake Up Pretty Early

dad-mom on the run x2

Today is April Fool’s Day.  I thought about playing some crazy prank… taking down the blog or announcing I was running for mayor, but instead decided to tell a funny story about my dad.  Many of you know, my dad passed away suddenly several years ago while he was in the break room at work. […] Read more…

New York, New York – Never Again

I have always wanted to visit New York City. The glamour and craziness – it just seemed so cosmopolitan. I had grand plans to visit all the tourist sites, as well as the off-beaten path – little, independent book stores, markets… all the amazing places you see on television. Read more…