Growing up, we all have dreams.  Some of us have a single dream of what we want to become in our adulthood.  My sister-in-law, for example, decided in her early […]

Last weekend was Mother’s Day.  I woke up early like I always do, let out the chickens from their coops and fed the dogs and cats.  I talked on the phone with […]

Ten years ago, I joined a cult, I mean I started going to CrossFit.  I am joking about the cult part of course, but that is how I viewed my […]

It is so easy to find someone who is obstinately opposed to your beliefs and/or political leanings.  Simply go to an online news article or social media post about something […]

The following is a blog I originally posted on March 12, 2011.  It was the day after the mega earthquake in Japan that resulted in a deadly tsunami and a leaking […]

A few years ago, I picked up a book titled “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo. My friends were raving about it and when I found […]

Dealing Hope

December 3, 2020

Strong As I Need to Be

Fancy Y.

In two days my husband and I celebrate our 25thanniversary- apart, with a 13 hour difference, and on two different continents. This time last year, we discussed celebrating our 25thin […]


November 13, 2020

Late to the party

Fancy Y.

If I were to tell anyone that knows me that I am tired they would not be surprised. My husband, who is in the US Navy, is serving a two […]