Monthly Archives: March 2012

Saving Money at the Pump (repost)

The price of gas is skyrocketing by the minute.  We thought it might be an appropriate time to repost an article from last July.  In it we share one of our top tips (other than not driving at all) for saving … Continue reading

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Hunting in Island Falls

Every time I see that Cranberry commercial on TV, I am reminded of a hunting trip to Island Falls in the beautiful State of Maine. Island Falls is a town of about 800 full-time residents located  just about as far … Continue reading

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Allergies…UGH!

It’s that time of year… Are you a sufferer? Springtime can be such a wonderful time of year.  As I mentioned last week, it definitely lifts my spirits.  On the flip side, it can also be a very aggravating time … Continue reading

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The house is a-buzz

Friday afternoon, I came home to hear that Harper has a job.  PopPop hired him to kill carpenter bees at the rate of twenty-five cents a bee.  I have no doubt that Harper’s eyes registered “ka–ching!” when he looked at … Continue reading

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From Crows to Ravens

Regular ol’ crow Sometimes life, at least mine, seems like a daily series of revelations.  Most things are trivial but none the less, part of the bank of knowledge we accumulate in our ongoing trip through the time we are … Continue reading

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Does spring lift your spirits?

After what feels like a long, wet (not from snow) winter, I finally feel the light (yes, from the sun) at the end of the tunnel.  Not sure about you, but winter gets me down.  I’m not a fan of … Continue reading

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Marching into spring…with my rake

Last week the clock said to spring forward,  but there is nothing about getting up an hour earlier that gets me springing anywhere.  However, an extra hour of daylight in the afternoon was a good enticement to spring home from … Continue reading

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Five Ways to Save Money when you Travel

I have been a travel agent for about 15 months now, and even though that is considered “new” to the industry, I have learned a lot working at Dreamers Travel.  The owner, Mark, has owned the business for over five … Continue reading

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Lost Love at Travis Air Force Base

Last week we spoke of a time in my life mixed with the sadness of  war and the passion of people wanting to comfort others in pain.  Before the formal opening of radio station KTAB at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield, California, a … Continue reading

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Water does a body good!

If you have children or have spent time with them, you know that some of the things they say are unbelievable.  They hear adults talking, they hear us tell them things, they’re super inquisitive.  But, I find it hard to … Continue reading

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