2 years ago today we lost this man. A good actor and great humanitarian. I think of him often and I still am saddened by his death.

no snow but still depressed

I guess the snow is going to go north of us so we will just get a dusting if that. I do have to say though the thought of winter is making me depressed. I so miss the sun. I miss my tan…. I always feel healthier when I have a tan.   I love…

here we go again

sounds like we are going to get more snow tomorrow. November in Iowa…’s to be expected. but I gotta say, I miss the sun……..  

missing the beach

I have to say I am missing the beach and warmer temperatures. I would even go to Fort Myers Beach over Daytona right now because Fort Myers is warmer. It is cold and dreary here. I know, get use to it…….winter has barely begun. But I yearn to drive south for a week or more…

did you know

Did you know you can buy 20 acres of land in Montana for less than $35,000? It doesn’t have electricity and or phone connection but wouldn’t that be cool to have land that was so primitive? I would love it. Of course I would love my condo on the ocean too. And my home in…

ice sparkles

parts of the Midwest, south of us are going to be getting ice and some snow. Thank God my sister Wanda is heading north to see her new grand child come into the world. I would hate for her to be driving in ice. Soon enough we will all be blanketed in snow again.  


as I spent the day with my four children and their significant others and our five grandchildren I find myself feeling overwhelmed with how blessed I am. How did I get to be so lucky? How did I get so deserving of all the wealth I have in my family? I feel undeserving most of…

Thanksgiving 2015

while we could be dripping in this we are dripping in this instead……….   I prefer the rain…..but thunderstorms in November in Iowa? Very strange. Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. ­čÖé

can you imagine?

Can you imagine owning this home that sits at the base of this mountain? how incredibly awesome. This is a picture of Scotland. How incredibly beautiful. ­čÖé