Knocking down debt with the snowball method – another update

Eight years ago, I was single, working as a newspaper reporter and living on my own in an apartment. Oh, yeah. I was also buried in debt – student loans, credit cards, car payments, you name it. It’s not something I’m proud of, but as I’ve chronicled here in the past, I put all thisContinue reading “Knocking down debt with the snowball method – another update”

Sleeping kitties and spinning plates

Of all our three cats, nobody is the bundle of love that is our Jasper. While our other two have their moments of wanting some love, Jasper has been ever-consistent since the day he arrived and first curled into Meg’s lap and went to sleep on our front porch. Just as early upon his arrival,Continue reading “Sleeping kitties and spinning plates”

A Headline of Some Importance this Mother’s Day (well, for us anyway)…

Here we go again. That media, making a big deal out of everything. Okay. It is kind of a big deal. 😉 Since we’re both pretty big fans of the satirical newspaper The Onion, this seemed like a natural approach for ‘the big reveal,’ as it were. Fortunately, our son turned out to have prettyContinue reading “A Headline of Some Importance this Mother’s Day (well, for us anyway)…”

“It not real anymore”

Spring has arrived, and with it, a chance for our son to run around outside to his heart’s content (sometimes even longer). Running, singing, dancing, playing, and possibly the most interesting, exploring the world around him. It was in my mom’s backyard the other day when my casual sitting and absorbing of sunshine and freshContinue reading ““It not real anymore””