It was Tuesday, April 18, 1950, the opening day of Baseball Season when I came into the world at 7:20 in the morning. This could explain my rabid interest in the Detroit Tigers when I was a young girl. I knew all the players, how many kids they had, where they lived, (stalker?) their batting … Continue reading Number Fifty-Nine
It was January of 1980 when my friend Joyce and I decided to take a self-defense class at the YMCA in Kalamazoo. I was a single Mom working nights at a trucking company, so taking a Judo class sounded like a good idea. Barney Fife came to my mind from the old Andy Griffith Show, … Continue reading Excuse Me Ma’am, Do You Have A Permit For That?
It seems that over the last five years, I have wanted nothing more than to move back home. Knowing that probably won't happen, I would settle for moving closer, like Chicago, perhaps. Almost made it a year ago.My husband's Company was transferring us to their Bensenville office (that's near Chicago) so we put our house … Continue reading Sometimes God Says No
In an attempt to save money I have been examining our monthly outlay for bills and trying to find ways we can cut expenses.We have all but given up eating out. Now eating out consists of stopping at Subway and getting $5.00 Foot-longs on Friday night. When the lease expired on my BMW, I bought … Continue reading Trying To Keep It Simple