Your “Thing”

I learned to ride a motorcycle because I’m a cheapskate…

Not because the gas mileage is better, although if I could figure out a way to get all three of my kids on mine, I’d sure use it more often. It’s because my husband paid for a slot in the rider course and then found that he didn’t need the class. The college wouldn’t refund the money, and I wasn’t about to chalk it up as a loss. So, with a little urging from him, I showed up for class. Keep reading


A 682-mile dinner trek

I recently traveled 682 miles to have dinner with a very dear friend.

Well, not really.

But during the road trip between Florida and North Carolina, our families did have dinner together for the first time… after 5 years of living about a half-mile apart.┬áIn fact, our families have had dinner together about 10 times in the past 6 months, and we still live in two different states. Keep reading