Z turns 3!

Z loves firetrucks and firefighters. It’s been an interest of his since before last Christmas. As we started to brainstorm his birthday theme and I pitched other ideas he always came back to firetrucks and firefighters. He loves the color red, the bright lights and sounds of the firetruck, and playing with the hose in…

Social Media Barrage

I really have to cut back on social media. I have become unhealthy glued to it to find out current new through this season. But the information I have found has been so confusing, convoluted, contradictory and sometimes inflammatory. It feels like there is no neutrality, no strict "facts", everyone has an agenda and it…

Lap 15

I am on lap 15. When I was in high school, I was a endurance swimmer. I coughed and gasped for breath when asked to do the 50 yard relays with team mates. But I could hold my own in the the longest race which was the 500; a total of 20 laps in the…