Backpacks for the Children of Japan 4
A few weeks ago, Japan suffered two of the most devastating natural disasters known to man ~ first the earthquake and then the tsunami ~ and now they’re dealing with the resultant damage to their nuclear power plants, as well as their infrastructure.  And I haven’t even mentioned the emotional, […]

Backpacks for the Children of Japan


Monday Mingle 4
Monday Mingle is hosted by Jenn at Eighty MPH Mom. If you’d like to participate, simply create a short vlog in which you answer the questions and then hit up the linky. Don’t forget to grab the badge and leave some comment love for your fellow participants. After all, isn’t that […]

Monday Mingle: No~Tech Fun, Fighting the Dog and Hiding Under ...


Running on a Treadmill 4
This morning I was at the gym, minding my own business and sweating on the treadmill when what should assault my ears but country music!  OK, in my defense, there is some country music that I enjoy ~  Big and Rich, Faith Hill, Gretchen Wilson, Rascal Flats, Tim McGraw, Trace […]

I Need Workout Music NOW!




Mamavation Monday 16
I don’t know how I’m feeling about this week…  I worked out twice a day every day accept for Thursday, Saturday and Sunday but I continued to eat well and kept my calorie intake between 1200 and 1400.  I haven’t had soda in about 2 weeks and I’ve been drinking […]

Mamavation Monday on Sunday


Picture Edited with picplz, "The 70s" Filter Applied 2
Last year I started playing around with the camera on my  phone and realized that I kind of enjoy taking pictures.  You can check out my pictures here.  This discover led me to buy a point and shoot camera that I loaned to my daughter and immediately regretted (the camera […]

My Newest App Obsession: Photography Apps



Rock the Red Pump 2
I care about the women and girls who will be diagnosed with HIV/AIDs. I care about the women and girls whose lives will be affected by HIV/AIDs. I care about the families who will be devastated by this preventable disease. In the U.S. someone is infected with HIV every 9½ minutes. […]

Today I’m Rocking the Red Pump Because I Care


Mamavation Monday 18
This week marks the end of Mamavation Mom Campaign 7!  So I’d like to take this opportunity to say to the moms, congratulations on all of your hard work.  And even if you don’t keep up the marathon~like workout schedule that you’ve been doing, keep moving for yourself and for your […]

Mamavation Monday on Sunday


Businesswoman Working on a Laptop 2
I remember the first time I walked into the library as a nontraditional student, I wandered the floors aimlessly looking for the card catalog, there wasn’t one to be found.  What I did see was a row of computers with a blue and white sign posted above that read: “Catalog”. […]

Should Academic Libraries Offer Introductory Computer Classes?