A Passionate Lifetime

Imagine living without the internet, television, or electricity. It's hard, right? My dad, Ed McCartan, grew up in such a place; A farm located miles away from the closest town, Lake Five, Wisconsin. He went to school in the classic one-room school house and graduated, the only one in his class. Although he is quick... Continue Reading →

My Impulsivity Can Be Surprising!

When my husband, Danny, was invited to go hut skiing the same weekend as our trip to Wisconsin, skiing won. You're not surprised, are you? Anyway, last Tuesday, Danny remembered we hadn’t transferred the tickets. I had spaced them out too. Duh! We would lose them on Thursday. One ticket could be used in April, but I... Continue Reading →

My Secrets Revealed on Podcast

Recently, I played tennis with friends. One of them mentioned, she and her husband would be celebrating their twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. I chimed in that Danny and I would be celebrating our twenty-seventh this October. "Not bad after dating for one weekend," I added. Their collective jaws dropped. Memorial Day weekend, 1987. Independence Pass, July,... Continue Reading →

Another Birthday. Thank God!

It's my birthday! Last year, I looked forward to being a year older. I couldn't understand why so many people loathe them when we all want to live a long life. That's the goal, right? We all want to live to be 100! To get there, you have to attain all the numbers in between.... Continue Reading →

Do You Want More Followers?

When we receive an email alerting us that someone has subscribed to our blog, it's exciting. Later when publishing a post, we hope to see the see those new friendly little gravatars pop up in "likes" or "comments." Most are never seen again. They disappear like Oreos at a Bronco training table.No one wants to... Continue Reading →

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