Ramblings

I’ve always loved music. From the time I was given a Close N’Play phonograph when I was five, I started collecting 45’s (mostly from quarters I swiped from my dad’s loose change jar.) Continue Reading

Ramblings

I can’t believe it has been three months since I moved to the UP to join Paul who moved a bit sooner. I think about all that we had to do to get us here … sell a house, sell a business, downsize tremendously, buy a house, move, unpack. And that doesn’t even include all Paul had to do to get us here and is doing in his new position. It was certainly stressful at times but we handled it like Schuytemas.

We are getting to know the area (and loving every minute of it) and making a few friends along the way. I have volunteered for Chamber of Commerce events, am on a volunteer advisory committee to help revitalize an awesome but woefully underused recreational facility and have even joined a book club. But also, today, exactly three months from the day  I moved here, I am feeling like we are finally settled. We are Michiganders, we are Yoopers, we are home.

Ramblings

Am I a hypocrite or just a horrible person that I always tell Stella what a pretty girl she is rather than telling her she is strong, smart and can achieve anything? But actually, she isn’t that smart and she’s not even that pretty – let’s be real.