Bumpy Road

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 1/12/17

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Often one of the most aggravating things for me each year is getting used to writing the date on bank checks and correspondence when the year changes. I was paying bills the other day and I had to use white out on my check to change  2016 to 2017.  Some numbers can’t be changed as easily as a 5 into a 6 or a 7 into an 8.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 12/29/16

It’s Christmas Eve day, early in the morning, with my family still asleep, and my big, red grand-puppy is lying here by my feet wondering why I am awake at such an early hour. Last night I gave my queen-sized bed to my son and daughter-in-law and chose to sleep on the daybed in my spare room/office. Molly was whining at my door last night wanting to sleep with me.

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 12/1/16

The month of November has faded away, or for most people it went by in a blur. In November, we had our Presidential election (no more campaign ads), Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, and Black Friday (or was it stand in line for Best Prices Day).  Did you know there were stores in Columbus that had Black Friday prices all week?  

Thoughts From the Bumpy Road 11/17/16

Each year the distance between Halloween and Christmas seems to get shorter.  With such a highly contested election for president this year, the time has been made to seem even shorter.  I have been truly disappointed by both candidates because of the language used, the nasty campaign ads, the media reporting, the crazy things written on Facebook, and the way people