Making Homemade Bread For most people, when they need more bread, it's time for a trip to the store. And if they have special likes or dislikes, it could mean trips to several stores to get the right bread. If their favorite store doesn't have their favorite bread, then what? They are out of ... » Learn More about Making Homemade Bread (includes recipe)
Common courtesy and your word Growing up, I was taught to say “please” and “thank you,” to put my napkin on my lap and to keep my elbows off the table. Sometimes dinnertime wasn’t a lot of fun since I kept forgetting the elbow rule. But those lessons became ingrained in my head and I follow ... » Learn More about Courtesy and Your Word
Thanksgiving is for Gratitude This year, I participated in a challenge on ActiveRain which is a real estate related networking and information site. The challenge was to write a post for ten days in a row about something we were grateful for. And for what it's worth, here are my posts. The ... » Learn More about Thanksgiving is for gratitude
Never Stop Exploring While everyone has their own thoughts on life and its challenges, I think life is an amazing thing. Every single morning is an opportunity to start over. In some way. In every way. Every day can include some kind of adventure or exploration. Of a new hobby. Of a passion as ... » Learn More about Never Stop Exploring
The next adventure has begun! Nearly two weeks ago, I left my home in Monroe, NY, heading for the wonderful state of Montana, where my new home will eventually be located. This is a journey that was years in the making and is the culmination of many dreams. And what an adventure it has already ... » Learn More about The next adventure has begun!