Easter 2014, Questions Asked and Answered

So, for those of you what’s never seen this before some background. Hubby’s dad started the tradition of having hubby, as a child, search for his Easter basket of presents via plastic eggs filled with clues (and the occasional piece of candy). Hubby introduced me to the tradition the first Easter of our marriage with…

Small Spaces, Lots of Stuff

Ugh. Packing to move is one of the worst things to do ever. Especially if one is downsizing. The last time my husband and I moved we went from pretty much a single floor house with 2 bedrooms and basement storage space to a one bedroom apartment with no extra storage space. In the name…

Tax Day Musings

Tax Day in America. Last minute e-filing. Last minute runs to the post office to send in extensions for those who just can’t file by today. Grumbles heard from here to Washington and back. A letter to the IRS from Donald Rumsfeld is making the rounds on various social media sites. His letter, an annual…

Looking at a Friend’s Situation

It was 4 years ago that my husband and I heard about the sudden death of an old friend. Scott had been sick, pneumonia, but instead of getting better he didn’t make it. His wife Maria was devastated. They’d only been married a few years, had just been able to buy a condo. I remember…