Time to Play

Did you know July is our nation’s official Park and Recreation Month? This year’s theme is: Get Your Play On Many communities are hosting events all month long. Some have planned activities once per week; others have scheduled events several times per week. This is a great way to add a little mini-vacation into your … More Time to Play

Huckleberry Days

Do you want to make memories that will last a lifetime? If so, then start a tradition of Huckleberry Days with your kids or grandkids this summer. Huckleberry Days are named for the famed character from Mark Twain’s book: Huckleberry Finn. I learned the basic idea for this over twenty years ago. The company that … More Huckleberry Days

Are You Ready?

Are you ready? For summer, that is. I know it doesn’t officially start until June 21, but it never hurts to plan ahead. Last year I offered a few blog posts and tips for those of us who planned to stay near home for our summer vacations or Stay-Cations or Staycations (the spelling of this … More Are You Ready?

Life is Short

Memorial Day, 2017 How do you spend Memorial Day? The original purpose of Memorial Day was a day set aside to remember our military service members who died while on active duty. It was officially proclaimed following the Civil War due to the large number of war dead. It has sometimes been called “Decoration Day” … More Life is Short

Super Bowl 2017

Football. Love it or hate it, there’s something on Super Bowl Sunday for almost everyone. We gave up TV in our house several years ago. It was a good year. We read more, played games, completed projects, and grew closer as a family. We only missed having TV a few times. One of those days … More Super Bowl 2017