best of fall 2016

I love this time of year. And not because of the Pumpkin Spice Lattes or the pumpkin scarves or the pumpkin tall boots or the pumpkin vests or the...oh sorry, am I adding the word pumpkin to too many things? No, I love this time of year because it reminds me of so many big moments in my life. This time of year reminds me of the fall of my first year of college....more

East/West Coast Winters

What I thought I missed:...more

Twelve Days of Summer with My Twelve-Year-Old: DAY FIVE

On the fifth day of Summer(mas), my middle schooler gave to me: five bike bell dings———–-------My husband stood in the lobby of the YMCA, trying to get members to sign up as volunteers for a community-outreach event....more

Asking for it to Rain

The past week I have received over 150 emails. Yup, that is a lot. Equally, at the beginning of the week I was informed that after Thursday the San Francisco Bay Area may fall into the Pacific Ocean. To say the least there is over reaction to a storm and a lot of requests to spend money this week would be an understatement. I was given everything from 10% off a $30 purchase saving me a whopping $3 to packing sandbags at 6am because there wasn't enough volunteers. ...more

If You Don't Like Our Weather, Just Wait a Minute

It has been said that the state motto of Montana could be, "If you don't like the weather, wait a minute." I took some photos which show just how variable our weather can be - even on a mild fall day....more

Storm's a brewing

10 things I like about the monsoons

Source : Google Images...more

The Calm Before the Storm

BlogHer – NaBloPoMo March 2, 2014The Calm Before the StormSending blessings to all of you that have been or are going to be hit hard by ‘Storm Titan’.  I think we are going to miss most of it.  Today is sunny with highs in the 70′s, (Fahrenheit).  Tomorrow’s high is predicted to be in the 40′s with rain.Earlier in the week, they were talking about strong thunderstorms in our area.  Now, the forecast has changed to light freezing rain or sleet early on Monday morning.We will just have to wait and see what northeast Alabama gets....more