Monthly Archives: August 2012

Coffeemakers Can Be Replaced

We got up one morning this week, filled up the coffeemaker with water, put in the paper filter with our three scoops of ground coffee, turned it on and went about our morning routine. As I looked over at the coffeemaker while getting my coffee mug out of the cabinet, I saw a unwelcome sight…
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Your Ancestry on Labor Day

In July of 2008 I joined Ancestry.com - well, joined may not be the right word since I didn't buy the subscription - just registered for the free version. I did it because my mother had just passed away and I felt the need to record all the things I should have done years ago.…
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Three Great Kinds of Quiet

Yesterday morning I was all impressed with the empty quiet of the house after the kids went to school. Last night it was the house was full of homework quiet. Both of them had assignments on the first day, especially my high school junior. All of my kids are now back into academic mode. I…
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An Empty Kind of Quiet

The house is quiet . . . sort of. There are still the normal life sounds going on, but the kids went back to school today and there is a certain kind of empty quiet that comes with that.I like it. I can like it because it is temporary.Have a great Monday - "May your…
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