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Making Memories With My Boys

Written for the River Current Publication, June 12, 2014     Making Memories With My Boys       My boys were both home last weekend.  It is always enormously fun for me when they are both ‘in the house’.  I’m sure they have no idea how much their presence can make me over-the-moon happy.  (I always take great liberty when discussing my boys, as I know they do not read my writings.   For some reason, they feel it is a little weird to know what is going on inside of their mother’s head…lol.   My hope is that someday when they are older, they will sit and read my words.) The main reason for their visit was because of a crazy notion that struck me during the final hours of the Memorial Day weekend.   I decided that it was time to paint my house…and that I would do it all by myself!  So it was for this reason that my boys came home to lend their crazy mother a hand. Together we shared abundant laughter; creating memories I am sure that they will never forget.  Those “

Coffee Banana Protein Smoothie

Sharing Some Good News I don’t know about you, but I often find watching the news to be alarming and sad.   As a result, I don’t often watch the news.   To be honest, I don’t often watch television.   All I can say about that…who has time?   My oldest son once told me that I live in a bubble (oblivious of all that is going on around me), to which I replied, “Well don’t pop it.   I like it in my bubble”.   I remember telling my mother once if anything huge was going on in the world, to please let me know.                 Myself, I like to hear good news.   In all of my reading I recently read in two different publications what I personally consider to be good news; excellent news in fact!  Harvard studies show that drinking coffee can have positive impact on your health!   Now isn’t that excellent news?   Well, it certainly is for me because I have always been a huge fan of the java bean! Studies show that the more coffee you drink, the more you may lower your risk