Before I lose you in Blah Blah Land, I’ll get straight to the point. We are a closet family of closeness. Other families might roll their eyes or say it’s impossible, but from the get-go, regular sibling bashing and frays haven’t been allowed. One go-to phrase I’ve used is he or she “is a person.… Continue reading Creating a Culture: Intentionally Kind
What’s Sharon Doing This Week? Walking along Lake Michigan’s lakefront.
The most prolific mammals –well-known enough to have their own phrasing– have taken to our yard. Since we moved in a few years ago, holes have been repeatedly dug and used from June through September. Sometimes we know they exist due to tufts of hair strategically placed by the momma. Other times we’ve not ventured… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Evanescent
My husband and I have taken stances and made cognizant efforts to pull back. The Joneses aren’t bad … I’ve just seen what suburban Joneses have –large houses, large mortgage, fancy cars, fancy car payments, kids in sports, parents constantly at sports– and don’t want it. It’s a turn-off to have my head cut off,… Continue reading Creating a Culture: Active as a Family
I’m not a chatting groupie, I’d rather smell coffee than drink it, and chocolate basically is unwanted by me …except for rare, sparing bites of the dark, dark kind. How in the world do I still make it as a female, you wonder? Just fine, thank you. My life still pans out alright, even if… Continue reading Hold the Chocolate Chips // Substitute Coconut Flakes
What’s Sharon Doing This Week? Celebrating a late Mother’s Day & Easter combo with extended family. Egg hunt, here we come!
In Wisconsin, just as American as apple pie, are water ski shows aplenty. Whereas some states may have one or a few teams, WI boasts over two dozen. It’s not really a reason for pride as it is a true blue example of the blue lakes & rivers flowing through ‘Sconnie veins. Sure they may hover… Continue reading Photo Challenge: Heritage