Blog Writing Streak Week 1 Recap

Last Monday I began my 30-day-blog-writing-streak. Announcing it was uneventful. It didn’t scare me, and it didn’t intrigue anyone. I decided to try this for a few reasons, and I have a feeling that the “real” reason will emerge over time. I have a few super supporters. My mom, my mother-in-law, my aunt, and aContinue reading “Blog Writing Streak Week 1 Recap”

5 Blog Topics

This is Day 5 of 30 for my blog-writing exercise, and it’s the first day that I don’t have something prepared. As I began planning days and content, I had anticipated that I’d have something positive, fun, or maybe insightful about Thanksgiving so I had expected to be able to use “Thanksgiving on Okinawa” asContinue reading “5 Blog Topics”

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

I hate to admit this, but I don’t remember a lot of Thanksgiving holidays from my childhood. So much of our attention was placed on Christmas that my limited memory space holds Christmas memories and not a lot of Thanksgiving memories. I know we celebrated it, and I know we ate turkey and dressing. IContinue reading Thanksgiving and Gratitude

Simple Enchiladas

When I was growing up, my mom would make us enchiladas on special occasions. I remember enjoying them on my birthday, the birthdays of other family members, but never on a random evening. My parents were very busy. They both had full-time jobs, and they had five very active children. My dad spent most ofContinue reading Simple Enchiladas