Category Archives: Journaling

Roasted Plum (Roma) Tomatoes

Let me just say – if you like tomatoes (and maybe if you don’t) – add this to your arsenal of things to do with tomatoes. The recipe is simple and stolen from someone on Food Network – maybe Val … Continue reading

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Remember it’s a journey…

I always knew that there would be a time when my mom and dad weren’t here anymore. I did. Jim would say (and he’s somewhat correct) that I ignored that reality for quite a while. And I did. Because it … Continue reading

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Raptor Air Bike by FringeSport

First of all, full disclosure, I received a price break for providing a review of this apparatus. That said, I’ve already published my review, so this is an additional review for those who don’t frequent the FringeSport website. As a … Continue reading

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Garage Gyms and How to Build One

First, I have to say, I am *NOT* an authority on this subject, but I definitely have experience. You may or may not know my journey so I will begin with a brief history of my garage gym. In 2019, … Continue reading

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Christmas Crackle Cookies

My favorite cookie recipe to make at the holidays! Continue reading

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Death, Wills, and Things You Probably Need To Know

This may not be helpful for everyone but if you are a caregiver for the first time in your life, you may want a few tips and that’s what this blog offers. Continue reading

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Adulting 101

I’m not going to claim to have a high level of adult-ability however I have been adulting for around 40 years and have learned a bit in the past 25 years that I would love to share. These adulting tips … Continue reading

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Margaret Curtis Aquino  1928 – 2021

Margaret (Curtis) Aquino, age 93, went to be with the Lord at her home in Carolina Shores, NC, surrounded by her loving daughter Mary Margaret Aquino-Cooper and her son-in-law Jim Cooper. Born in Gouverneur, NY, to Leo and Louise Curtis, … Continue reading

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I just wanted to help

It occurs to me as I sit here that I can’t do this all alone. I wanted to do something for someone else and I couldn’t do it alone. Why does it matter now? Because in that someone’s hour of … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Cult, It’s a Feeling

The running joke about CrossFit is that it is a cult. And, to the point that those who are part of the “cult” share common loves (the WOD after you’ve finished) and hates (Assault bike)…and we speak a language many … Continue reading

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