When Life Hands You Lemons…

You make lemonade, of course. But if you’re a true entrepeneur, capitalist, or overachiever, you then sell that sweet-tangy nectar at your very own lemonade stand! This summer, as part of our Brownie program for Girl Scouts, our troop was supposed to choose a project to make our community a better place.  Note the use … [Read more…]

Skating on Thin Ice

Okay, I admit.  The ice wasn’t *that* thin.  In fact, it was plenty thick.  And poured over a concrete slab inside an air-conditioned mall.  But still, you have to admit, the title works much better than, “You Should Really Read This Post About the First Time My Daughter Went Ice Skating.” Last year, as outings … [Read more…]

Happy Camper

Today was a big day in the Speer household, and I mean a BIG day.  For one very excited little girl, it must have seemed bigger than Christmas, her birthday, and the last day of school all rolled into one. Today was the day we sent Crisana – our “baby” – away to summer camp … [Read more…]