gentle reader, most of the world, at least the social media world, is celebrating love today. i've witnessed an intense love fest on facebook today. i've seen profile pictures changed. i've seen hearts added to profile pictures. i've seen pictures of chocolate, flowers, and chocolate covered fruit. i've witnessed declarations of never ending and earth shattering love today. i think... Read more →


gentle reader, the kirofamily journeyed to cabo san lucas over the christmas holiday. we had a fabulous time for the week we were there...this is my favorite place away from home. we've made a lot of friends there and every trip we make new friends. our go to place at night is cabo wabo. we've gotten to know the staff,... Read more →


gentle reader, waving a thing. a pretty big thing when you are part of a certain group. i'm lucky enough to belong to several of these groups. two of these groups i experienced today. and then it hit me: wow! this is pretty cool!! the first waving club i ever belonged to was magic lake. no matter what you might... Read more →


gentle reader, i've witnessed some true uptightness lately. i follow leigh anne tuohy on facebook. you probably know her as the character played by sandra bullock in the hit movie: blindside. anywho...i really liked the movie and read up on leigh anne and then found her on facebook. i think she's pretty cool. apparently not everyone does. imagine that? {gasp}... Read more →


i'm not sure when it started. some time after muscle barbie moved into the dorms. about january 2012, i guess. she and i started a good night ritual. it started off as just a text good night. and it wasn't always every night. but was most nights. i guess cuz i missed her. even though she was only 30 minutes... Read more →


it used to be that our weekends in the non lake going season were rather boring. we might hit a movie on friday night but otherwise, we were pretty much homebodies...which is just fine by me. so not so lately, gentle reader! when exactly does the weekend start? is it friday, when you are done with the 8-5? maybe even... Read more →