For my Midwestern "Shybaby"!

She just got a written commendation for an important project she headed!!  I am so proud of her...  even though the song is about Indiana.. and not Iowa where she hails from... I think she still would like it!!! (she adores Bugs Bunny!) 

Different sort of holiday....

The music we have been listening to... thanks to my house guest "Rookie" you can't get more Irish than she is... born and raised in Ballyhaise, County Cavan Ireland.  A tiny village less than 800 population on the border country with Northern...

Skipping traditions.....

Usually I attend Midnight Mass... this year.... I feel so down... I really don't wish to go.. I have Rookie who is Irish Catholic and would attend only if I said "let's go" Newbie is German Lutheran and doesn't go and of course my sweet Ziyi is a...