This weekend, I finished my elephant. Here’s how I did.Continue reading
I know, it’s been ages since I last posted. Life happened. Then happened some more. But now life has settled down a bit, so I’ll get back to posting more frequently.
And I have a great “I’m back” post to kick off and celebrate summer.Continue reading
Spring has come, April is right around the corner, and 6 weeks have passed since my last post.
It’s been a bit of a whirlwind. So let me catch you up.Continue reading
Last week, I introduced my new Monday series: Let’s Talk About Civics. This series will be an ongoing conversation about civics, including how the U.S. Government works and the rights and duties of U.S. citizens.
To start off the series, today’s post is about civics fundamentals. A civics 101 if you will. This post focuses on the foundation of the U.S. Government (what ideas lay the foundation of the government) and the basics of the U.S. Government system.
For most of you who attended an American school, this is rather basic information you (hopefully) learned at some point. But we need to understand the basics before discussing the rights and obligations. And I hope this makes us all take another look at our government as well as generates some good conversation.Continue reading
Over the past few national election cycles and now with the federal government shutdown, I have been dishearted to hear and read the misinformation, and lack of information, on how our government works. I’ve also been a bit horrified to read how people don’t understand our rights and duties as citizens, as well as how some elected officials are actively working to prevent or discourage citizens from exercising their democratic rights.Continue reading
This was a Litsy game and I had fun reading everyone’s answers. I thought it would be fun to share some things about me here.Continue reading
Relief. At least for now.
After 35 days of enormous stress, I feel a bit like a mack truck has run over me. It has been an incredible amount of stress to endure, sitting, waiting, watching, counting every penny to try to make it last.
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, let me catch you up.Continue reading