Berry Picking, Bare Feet, and Three Strange Men in an Ambulance

Prior to an unsettling event last week that caught me completely off-guard, I had the opportunity to take advantage of yet another great past-time in my neck of the woods—berry picking. The wild blueberries in Bayfield County are bountiful this summer. And, thanks to having a husband who spends most of his time driving the … Continue reading Berry Picking, Bare Feet, and Three Strange Men in an Ambulance

Pickles and Moms: The two have more in common than you think

The stringent smell of boiling vinegar makes me want to gag. Growing up, it was an annual tradition in our house signaling the end of summer and the start to canning season. I loathed it. I loathed the smell, the humid stagnant kitchen air, and the realization that my carefree, responsibility free life and escapades … Continue reading Pickles and Moms: The two have more in common than you think

Surprise! My Journey to Motherhood…

My life in 90 seconds. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgVZXD2WYyE&feature=youtu.be This is in fact one of the worst kept secrets of all-time for me. I guess it isn’t so much that it is a secret but rather an odd thing to share beyond my close circle of friends and colleagues who need to know from a planning standpoint. However, … Continue reading Surprise! My Journey to Motherhood…