A lesson from the bench

Hi there! You might think the title of this post is something related to a judge’s bench. Or a work bench. Wouldn’t that be so clever? Well, no. I’m not a judge and I don’t make things out of wood. This goes all the way back to middle school basketball. Yep, I was one ofContinue reading “A lesson from the bench”

All the places I’ve lived, and a favorite memory from each

My dad was in the Coast Guard, so that meant a lot of moving around. Before I was born, my family had already been up and down the east coast, and spent some time on the west coast, too. My oldest sister was born in Key West, next oldest sister was born in Monterey, CA andContinue reading “All the places I’ve lived, and a favorite memory from each”

Things I Wouldn’t Have Believed A Year Ago

If you told me a year ago that I’d be making more money than New England tight end Aaron Hernandez the last half of 2013. I’d visit a doctor and a dentist on two consecutive days. Last summer we saw dolphins jumping in the boat wake and I told my nephew it was a onceContinue reading “Things I Wouldn’t Have Believed A Year Ago”

The Needle Test

A few months ago I participated in an activity known as “the needle test.” If you are unfamiliar, ask a female and they’ll tell you it’s about finding out the gender order of children you’ll have. Some swear by this method of revelation, others are more sceptical. Whether it’s reliable or not  I can’t say,Continue reading “The Needle Test”