As most married couples do, Chad and I had spoken about what we wanted for ourselves when we died. We, of course, thought that these ideas wouldn't need to be implemented for at least another 35 years. We had said things like... "just throw me into the woods after I die" "I just saw a … Continue reading Helping


To Be Like Willie

I wonder if the dog misses Chad? Willie, the spotted hound dog, and Chad had a distant relationship even though they lived in the same house. At times there would be a stare down between a hound dog and a man's hand in our living room. Dog would stare and stare and stare at the … Continue reading To Be Like Willie

Things I Wish I Knew

Things I wish I had asked my husband prior to his death...and things you may want to ask your significant other in case the unexpected becomes your reality, too... his email password his Facebook password his other email password his Twitter password where the instructions for the ice cream maker are his iPhone access code … Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew

I Need To Buy An Air Popper

I tried to make popcorn on the stove last evening. I burned most of it. My husband always made me popcorn on the stove. It's my favorite evening snack. We don't own a microwave and I don't want the extras that are in microwave popcorn bags anyway. He didn't even like to eat popcorn. He … Continue reading I Need To Buy An Air Popper

Start It Up

There are some things I would like to start doing this year... -listen to some podcasts...doesn't everyone have a podcast anymore?! What's all of the hubbub about concerning podcasts? Now, I do like listening to talk radio (my talk radio station of choice is National Public Radio) so maybe I'll like podcasts? Right at this … Continue reading Start It Up