Road trip + new friend + FUN = Hello Indianapolis

Road trip today!! My friend, Judi, my new friend, Karmen, and me are heading out from St. Louis to Indianapolis. Our intention is to go to the James Taylor – Bonnie Raitt concert and enjoy another big city. When invited to join, as a participant in a group text, I immediately said, “Yes!”  NOTE: I’m […]

Happy 33rd Anniversary to my handsome husband (HH)

Thirty-three years ago today, My Mark and I tied the knot in Dallas, TX in front of 300 of our favorite people.  We said our vows, giggling a bit from what I remember, ate a few bites of food, and danced into the late evening. Wearing my mother’s silk and lace wedding gown, I felt […]

Happy Summer Solstice!

The start of the astronomical summer begins today!  According to Wiki: The solstice occurs when a planet’s rotational axis, or geographical pole on either its Northern or its Southern Hemisphere, is most greatly inclined toward the star that it orbits. On the summer solstice, Earth’s maximum axial tilt toward the Sun is 23.44°. (Likewise, the Sun’s declination from the celestial equator is 23.44°.) This happens twice each year (once […]

Coffee and computers mix, not mingle

So, today this blog is tardy due to the coffee + computer disaster I experienced over the weekend. My apologies. It was completely my fault. I own it. I am consumed with remorse and life-lesson #109,998,652. To make it all better, on time, and no more tardy work, my wonderful, generous, handsome husband sent me […]

Pieces falling into place

The Tru Hotel is almost complete. The final touches are underway: windows washed, welcome signs on the front sliding glass door, gas lights installed around the building, floodlights shine on the colorful tiles, and new employees scurry about holding supplies. I remember the annoyance of the beeping and hammering sounds and Mark telling me, ” […]

Baseball experience, continued.

The baseball game experience had a wonderful ending. The Metrolink train arrived and all of us Cardinals fans streamed into the cars and took our seats. It was filled to the brim when we rolled away. Arriving at the Stadium a few minutes later,  my excitement (and nervousness) grew.  I exited the train, climbed the […]