Labor Day Weekend is Here

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Yep, Labor Day weekend is here. No, I’m not really happy about that. Actually, I AM looking forward to the long weekend and spending time with family. What I’m NOT happy about is that this signals the end of summer.… Continue Reading

T-Shirts for a Cause: Pam’s Fight Against Light Chain Deposition Disease (LCDD)

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We all have those friends in high school- you know, the ones who are laid back, easy-going, nice to everyone, and would do anything for anyone.  Kevin and Kyle were “those guys” back when I was a teenager, and they’re… Continue Reading

21 Guns: Memorial Day is NOT About BBQ and a Day Off

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STEAMBOAT ROCK, IA. So many people are all excited about the three day weekend, eating some good barbecue, and having a day off.  Well, that’s not what it’s about.  I never even associated these things with Memorial Day until I… Continue Reading

Mourning the ISU Cyclones’ Sweet 16 Loss :(

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Well, I was going to post this Friday, but I didn’t have time.  Right after my workout and shower, it was already time for tip-off in the ISU vs. Virginia game of the NCAA tournament.  I don’t normally like sports,… Continue Reading

Yes, I’m a Scrooge, and I Hate Thanksgiving, Too

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Holidays-schmolidays. So, if you’ve read my post Yes, I am a Scrooge! (found here), then you know why I don’t like Christmas.  If you haven’t read it, go back and read it first.  There is also a reason I don’t… Continue Reading

Yes, I am a Scrooge

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Admittedly, I am a scrooge.  I’m from Iowa, but have lived in Louisiana for about 20 years.  While there are some fabulous people here that will always have a place in my heart, I have never really felt “at home.”  Strangely… Continue Reading

5 Current Obsessions: August 23, 2015

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The beach. I keep seeing people all over social media talking about how excited they are for fall. Not me. I love the warm weather, longer days, and especially, the beach. The smell of the salt water, walking in the… Continue Reading