Posts in category "Anything Goes"

Serious Question: How do you throw away a garbage can?

No really. I’m serious about this one. I recently moved into a home that has three random garbage cans that are busted or old in the back yard. As they are pretty useless, I decided it was best for me to toss them. The problem? How do you throw them away? It seems obvious, put... Read more »

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Pictures of Ireland

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Pictures of Ireland
Happy St. Patrick’s Day Chicago! To celebrate, I thought I’d share some of my favorite pictures of my 2012 trip to Ireland. Enjoy!

Melissa & Doug Scratch Art: The Better Adult Coloring Option

Melissa & Doug Scratch Art: The Better Adult Coloring Option
I. Am. Addicted. It all started the week of valentines day when I noticed colorful valentines on everyone’s desk.  I must say I was a bit jealous. A few days later I visited a friend at her desk and noticed this container of black post it note sized paper on her desk.  I had found... Read more »
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To President Trump: A letter from President Obama

Today I wanted to share a letter that I hope President Obama will be leaving for President Elect Trump.  President Trump, Welcome to the Oval Office. I have spent some of my best days here. As you know, it is tradition for the President to leave a letter for his successor, and I wanted to... Read more »

Seven Things I Learned While Making Chili

Seven Things I Learned While Making Chili
I’m a bit of a wandering enthusiast. One week I’m building a family tree, the next I’m a refinishing furniture, and the following I am on a Chili kick. On thing is for sure, my chili venture has been a bit of a lesson from start to finish! Chili is easy. I mean easy with a... Read more »

The Power of a Blank Page

I opening up word tonight on my new handy dandy HP notebook.  No, that’s not a plug.  I’ve had it one week and it is not a good multitasker.  But that’s not why I bought it.  I bought it just to write.  Not to be distracted. So I was looking at the blank white virtual... Read more »
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Not a Mom – Life didn’t go as planned

Not a Mom – Life didn’t go as planned When I was young, well younger because thirty is still a spring chicken, I had a lot of career aspirations.  First it was to own a daycare, then to teach, to be a nurse, a phlebotomist (don’t worry- I know that’s a strange ambition as a... Read more »

The us vs. them mentality won't get us anywhere

Ready set rant. I love that my family supports me in my beliefs and my endeavors to learn. I think through the last week that has become evident. We don’t all agree. We don’t all believe the same things, but for the most part I love and support those I’m lucky to call family. I... Read more »

Why I Voted for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump

Some people say political views should be kept private. And to be honest, I used to be one of those people. But this year the election has made me verbal. It has made me stand up and admit what I believe. It started with Bernie Sanders. He wasn’t the first person to ever get me... Read more »
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Traveling by way of Music

Traveling by way of Music
You know why I love music? It has the ability to transport you. You see, I would rather be traveling than anything else I am doing at any time. If someone would just give me enough money to pay off my debt and free me, I think I would live a nomadic lifestyle. No real... Read more »