Don’t Wait, Until It’s Too Late

Seven years ago today my Grandma, Mary Koenig, passed away at the age of 97.  She was born Sept. 14, 1908, in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. She attended Presbyterian St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago. She worked as a registered nurse at Presbyterian St....

Shredding & Burning the Past

It’s Memorial Day and what better way to celebrate than to dig up old memories and burn them.  What am I talking about?  I just spent the weekend shredding and then burning over 15 years of miscellaneous paperwork that has been stacked up around the house in numerous...

Happy Birthday To Me

I’m throwing in an extra post this week because today is my birthday and it’s my blog so I can.  Forty-two years ago my Mom endured 12+ hours of labor to bring me into this world and she’s done a good job of making sure I never forget that. When I was younger (I’m...

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to you!  Love is definitely in the air today.  Did you know that over 141 million Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged today making this the second most popular card sending holiday?  (Christmas is first in case you were wondering.)  Apparently...