One Little Word 2019

I have been choosing a word for many years now. It is something that came about from scrapbooking. The idea is credited to Ali Edwards and you can read about One Little Word here. I have been thinking about my word for several weeks. In the past I have had believe, hope, embrace, learn, journey. This…Read more »

Reflections & an offer.

So 2018 has been a year to remember good and bad. As I get older I try more and more to roll with it. The good Gerard retired. Chiara was accepted into her dream college for her dream program. Jimmy made the transition to middle school seamlessly. I attended the Genealogical Research Institute in Pittsburgh.…Read more »

A 30 x 30 Challenge…

Life has been insane lately with family and kids. We have been doing the whole college application process with the almost 17 year old. The 10 year old transitioned seamlessly from elementary to middle school in his special needs class and the 5 year old had a rough time going from pre-school into kindergarten but…Read more »

New Podcasts..

I want to post about a couple of new podcasts I have stumbled upon as they have made a huge impact on me. Number 1 has to be Spit from I Heart Radio and 23 and me. It explores identity with experts and celebrities. Number 2 is from Amy Johnson Crow called Generations Cafe there are 3 episodes out…Read more »