Have You Filed Your Income Tax Return?

You only have six days left to do your tax return. So get going. Deadline is April 17. I just did ours. On April 1, my husband told me he could no longer do our tax return this year. Since the deadline is fast approaching, I then volunteered to do it. My husband, being from …

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Chronic Kidney Disease

      Two years ago to the day, Feb. 1, 2016, my husband was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease. He was not feeling well for months and his doctors could not figure out why. He was so sick that day, that I insisted I take him to emergency. Within half an hour after he …

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Doing New Year’s resolutions anyone?

  Is it that time of year again when everyone is thinking of making resolutions for the new year? How did you make out in 2017? Did you accomplish what you resolved to do? I accomplished a lot but not all. I sometimes wonder what’s the big idea behind this resolution thing. Most resolutions are …

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Do I take the 2017 NaNoWriMo Challenge or not?

I took the NaNoWriMo challenge in 2013 with The Iron Butterfly, a story based on the life of my grandmother, a young widow with nine children to support after her husband died unexpectedly. She was a strong woman of great conviction. I won the challenge and self-published The Iron Butterfly in 2015 after several edits …

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Women’s March and “The Iron Butterfly”

When I heard about the hullabaloo about the Women’s March, I could not help thinking about my grandmother portrayed in my book called “The Iron Butterfly” Unlike the boisterous women some of the marchers were, my grandmother tackled the equality rights silently some 90 years ago when equality rights were still unheard of. She had …

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Thanksgiving Blessing

Here is a Thanksgiving Blessing I want to share with everyone.   Thanksgiving Blessing   Bountiful God, You have blessed us in many ways, In the beauty and richness of our land, And in the freedom we enjoy. You have given us even greater gifts In our family who loves and cares for us And …

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Helpful Tips to Make Housecleaning a Breeze

We all hate it, but it has to be done.  Don’t spend your entire weekend inside cleaning.  Here are seven helpful hints to get the job done with speed and precision, so that you can get out and enjoy your free time!   Begin with machines first. Get the clothes washer or dishwasher started so …

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