Tag Archives: Viv

Bookshelf Tag

I was tagged for this post by Fondly Elizabeth at Breaking the Cycle.  I call her Fondly Elizabeth because the comments she leaves me are these darling miniature letters which begin with Dear Jolene: and end with Fondly, Elizabeth. I’m … Continue reading

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December Fifth

Today is The Mister’s birthday. I will always remember this day, but not just for his birthday. It’s strange the things that stay in our minds. Fifteen years ago today, I was standing on Viv’s porch, in Urbana, Illinois, having … Continue reading

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Take a Little Trip, Take a Little Trip

The Mister and I, along with the Irish twins, of course, are off to visit our HME for the weekend. For our purposes here, we’ll say she lives in Chicago. HME is daughter to Viv and one of my oldest … Continue reading

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Two Days in Champaign-Urbana

We went to check out some things in Champaign-Urbana, where we want to relocate. It could have been like a mini-vacay, but I experienced anxiety and heartache? at leaving my girls. However, the trip did involve recurrent Starbucks and no … Continue reading

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