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Month: December 2017

My Year of Reading- 2017

My year of reading “hard books” in 2017 included some classics like War and Peace, Sense and Sensibility, Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and Stephen King’s It. 2017 was a good year for reading. New Year’s Resolutions are not my thing. Pledging to lose the last ten pounds, save more money, or get a promotion at work are boring. If you aren’t excited about the start of the year, throw out the normal resolutions and try something new. I make lists- to-do lists- places to go and books to read. Every so often I check back in on my lists Read More

Family Weekend in Iowa

Last week after being suspiciously absent from the blog and social media,  I am back from spending a week in Iowa with my family. Last week my grandmother died at 99 years of age. As a family, we mourned our loss and celebrated her life simultaneously sharing memories and spending time with each other. The time we sprung her from the assisted living facility she lived in for a convertible ride around town: My grandmother lived in a small town in central Iowa, Eldora. The town itself is pretty adorable and is the home of the beautiful Pine Lake State Read More