Blizzard Bliss…Or Was It?

During the Blizzard of 2011, Jim and I had an opportunity to experience something that has not happened very often during our marriage. We woke up together in our bed. At the same time. Usually, Jim is up and out the door long before the sun even rises. He’s off and running (literally) while I…

The Rick Springfield Concert

I know many of you are waiting for a report of the Rick Springfield concert I went to last Friday night. Jim and I went down to the city and saw him at Joe’s on Weeds. I don’t know if Rick understands how monumental this is: going to the city of Chicago on a Friday…

Friday List: Happiness

I’m tying today’s list into yesterday’s Blog Gang outing. Here are 10 things that make me happy! Laughing with friends until my sides hurt and I’m certain I am going to pee my pants. Hearing the flap of the geese wings in the silence as they fly overhead. My family. An unsweetened iced tea from…

Blog Gang: Happiness

The Blog Gang’s second outing is taking on the subject of happiness. Be sure to check out all the wonderful posts on this subject. You’ll find links at the end! How do you define happiness? Research once suggested that our happiness level was a set point and we didn’t deviate on either side by very…