It's Labor Day weekend! (And I have a sale going on!)

Because I work from home on my own schedule, and we homeschool, which also allows us to basically set our own schedule, weekends aren’t as huge a deal for us as they are for others. We look forward to them, sure, but there’s not usually that “Yay! It’s the weekend!” or “Crap, it’s Monday!” feeling for us. This time, however, […]

Changing my relationship with Facebook

I recently read two articles that were shared on Facebook about Facebook – one was written by someone who stopped liking anything on Facebook, the other by someone who liked everything on Facebook. The differences they both noted were interesting to me. I have a habit, like so many of us, of simply clicking like on many things – an […]

The Unbelievable Robin Williams

I was stunned last night when I opened up my laptop after dinner last night to learn that Robin Williams had died. The man was incredible. There is nothing that I have watched him in that I didn’t love. Every movie, every TV show, every comedy performance has made me laugh, cry, or feel whatever emotions were intended. My kids […]

Going back in time

I’ve been doing a lot of reminiscing this week. An old friend found me on Facebook last week, and in the process of catching up, I got out some old photos. I hadn’t seen or heard from this person in sixteen years, and hadn’t even thought of them in just about as long. When I started thinking back, and looking […]