Dear England,

Dear England,

I love you. I think you know that. There's nothing I like more than dipping a scone in a nice cuppa while binge watching the Great British Bakeoff and scrolling through Royal Family updates. You had me at Cheerio. But, I'm wondering now if you might be gettin' a bit greedy, mate.  You've had a [...]

A Step by Step guide to scoring a Full House and landing in 7th Heaven…also, the Monster Show is coming home!

A Step by Step guide to scoring a Full House and landing in 7th Heaven…also, the Monster Show is coming home!

The last time my daughter Katherine wore bangs she also wore blue Keds T-strap dress shoes, lacy ankle socks and dresses that tied in a big bow behind her back. She rode bicycles with training wheels and held my hand when she crossed the street. She loved to watch Full House (we called it the [...]

On Evelyns and Wisconsin’s historic blizzard

On Evelyns and Wisconsin’s historic blizzard

When the blizzard Evelyn came roaring into our neighborhood Friday night, plopped herself down and refused to leave we thought, "That's not the Evelyn we know." When she whipped herself into a frenzy, tossed tree branches into our yards and left waist-high snow drifts and ice in her wake, we said, "That's not our Evelyn." [...]