Sun flowery day, sweeping the clouds away

Sun flowery day, sweeping the clouds away

If regions had a flower, I'd like ours to be the sunflower. Friendly, unassuming and resilient, sunflowers meet raging storms with a wink and a Midwestern shoulder shrug. Then, they shake the rain off their petals, straighten their stems and stand tall again. They start each day with enviable cheer, turn their faces toward the [...]

Crowded Table

Crowded Table

I have been listening to The Highwomen's Grammy winning song "Crowded Table" on repeat all week. It could be my theme song anytime, but particularly now that my whole family is home. MY WHOLE FAMILY IS HOME! I love a crowded table full of good food, clanging plates and silverware, animated conversation and all the [...]

Bucks in Six

Bucks in Six

I have not been to a Bucks game since 2019, but I sure have enjoyed following this team through the playoffs and to its first NBA title in 50 years. Like everyone else, I am particularly enthralled with the story of the series MVP. Giannis Antetokounmpo is the kind of athlete you want little kids [...]