The Good and Bad in Goodbye

There are many ways to say "Goodbye".  It can have many different undertones.  It can be sad or even happy in some cases, and other things in between. My brother has hit a milestone in recovery from his work accident. After 46 days in the hospital, he has been transferred to rehabilitation in Boston. There, … Continue reading The Good and Bad in Goodbye

Macedonians in Maine: An Interview

I met my husband, Krunoslav on Match.com.  He worked 7 days a week and I worked at a busy Irish Pub.  We both had odd schedules that didn't afford either of us many opportunities to meet a potential girlfriend/boyfriend.  He sent the first message, I noticed his name was not an American one.  He said … Continue reading Macedonians in Maine: An Interview

Yummy Chicken Recipe

The name of the recipe is as simple as the recipe itself.  It was first made by my grandmother Frances Flood and quickly become a family favorite.  This recipe has traveled the world and is my Mother-In-Laws favorite thing she has eaten in the U.S.   Ingredients: 1lb Boneless skinless chicken breast.  Cut into 1 … Continue reading Yummy Chicken Recipe

Bravery in the blogging world.

Well well well.  Today marks 2 weeks of blogging.  To most that doesn't mean much, and I'm sure in a few months, it won't to me either.  But today, right now, it feels like an accomplishment.  I've gotten over the initial hurdle of nerves and worry about putting myself out there.  I feel like I've set a … Continue reading Bravery in the blogging world.

Superstition ain’t the way. Or is it?

I'm superstitious. I can't help myself. As I get older it seems to be getting worse. The other day it  was raining pretty hard and a co-worker asked to use my umbrella.  This co-worker has been known to leave an umbrella open inside to let it dry. I don't approve and have voiced that opinion. … Continue reading Superstition ain’t the way. Or is it?

Survivng Succulents

I have this terrible habit of getting excited about something like a project, starting it and never finishing it.  Like wanting to start an indoor succulent garden for example.  I bought the plants, the special dirt, pots.  The whole shebang. I put them in the garage with the intent of planting and caring for them.  … Continue reading Survivng Succulents

Decision 2016: What’s my blog about.

I've only told a hand full of people about this blog.  I'm nervous.  I am my own worst critic and I'm concerned that my writing isn't particularly good.  All of my friends and family would be very kind and probably far too generous with their critiques if I were to send the link. But I've told a … Continue reading Decision 2016: What’s my blog about.

Follow The Yellow Brick Road

  It's been a month.  One month today since the accident. When I got the call that my brother had been in an accident.  I immediately left for the hospital.   It was the simultaneously the slowest and quickest drive there has ever been.  I arrived, and found my way to the ICU floor.  I … Continue reading Follow The Yellow Brick Road

Daily Prompt: Sincere

Sincere "Are you being sincere?" is a thought I often had when I would come upon a "Please pray for our _____" post on social media. These "plea's for prayers" (thats what I call them) are seeming to become ever more present. I can't get more than one scroll down my news feed without seeing … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Sincere