So begins this blog with a push from my sister Laura and a nudge from my mother to "make it funny". What a daunting task. Funny is not something that can be bought when you run out or borrowed from a neighbor. Funny is something that happens when you least expect it.
I am a full time Mom. That is kinda all I ever wanted to be. I wanted the white picket fence, dog, and two kids. I pretty much got it. Some would say I did and some would say I didn't. I think it is just how you look at it. I have two grown children who are both in college now. I made some mistakes along the way raising them...some small and some big. I hope they grew up with a strong foundation in family. I married a Navy sailor when I was 20 years old and we moved to Hawaii early in our marriage. We spent the last 20+ years moving all over this country for his career. We moved 13... full info
Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina...more info