Quinn

Well, there you have it, folks. Christmas is officially over. Never mind the fact the tree has been down for well over a week and the traditional Hovie candy canes (ceremoniously handed out on Christmas Eve by Gma and Gpa Hovie with strict instructions to 'suck and think of the fam' on the 12th day…

5 Things I Am Currently Loving

Oat Milk I remember the day I tried oat milk for the first time. I was at Timshel Cafe, a quaint "eclectic urban coffee shop" (their words, not mine) situated in downtown Neenah. I had ordered a soy latte, when the barista informed me they did not have soy milk. And would I care for…

My One Word for 2020

Well, the house is quiet. Just Quinn and I this morning. Last Thursday, I drove Kristin and her BF, and Alli and her fiance (that just happened!) to Atlanta to catch their flights. Then on Tuesday morning, I drove our son, Logan, and his girlfriend of almost seven years, to the Columbus airport. So we…

Alli

"I' won't have a special ribbon when I graduate, will I?" Alli asked. I looked at my youngest, as tears welled up in her eyes. She watched as her older brother reluctantly posed for graduation pictures in the high school cafeteria, a purple ribbon around his neck. My heart broke for her. The year before,…