Once a year – I do a Memorial day Post. and not JUST a Memorial Day post – but THIS Memorial Day post. I think it is because this story connects me to the origin of my understanding of “Memorial”. I grew up during the Vietnam war. In the 1970s, we wore Prisoner of War,… Read More MEMORIAL DAY
TODAY on the BRANDON MCMILLIAN PODCAST – I TELL THE STORY OF HOW CHARLIE OUR LAB MIX SAVED MY LIFE! (and learn that I have a bit of a Southern Accent!) YOU CAN LISTEN ON APPLE PODCASTS HERE OR ANYWHERE YOU LISTEN TO YOUR PODCASTS! ENJOY . …………………………………………………………………………… HERE IS THE ORIGINAL BLOG POST –… Read More CHARLIE’S STORY IS ON A PODCAST!
ITS APRIL FOOLS DAY. Our youngest spent the greater part of last evening setting up pranks throughout the house – so there are Booby traps everywhere – which – though I have said “enough!” more than once – I am so grateful that his humor is still intact. We need it. In some ways –… Read More CHECKING IN – APRIL 1
HELLO I’m back. It has been a rocky – up and down – very bad and very good year – thus far. Maybe that will be the name of my first book “Lesli’s Up and Down, Very Bad and Very Good Year” JANUARY – The first month of 2020 was going along well. I was… Read More IN THE SAME BOAT
THE 2020 DOG A DAY PROJECT WILL START THIS COMING FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2020 I WILL POST ONE DOG PER DAY WITH ONE VERY SPECIAL BONUS DOG 30 DOGS IN 3O DAYS! THERE ARE 5 SPOTS LEFT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF THIS VERY FUN PROJECT. Let’s GO TO THE DOGS… Read More COUNTDOWN TO DOG A DAY 2020 !!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays passed in a blur, and 2020 has ARRIVED right on schedule. One of the three kids has headed back to his Grown-Up home, the January blues are hovering and I’m ready to get going on my New Year. I feel the itch to get back to Normality. Whatever that decides… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MY YEAR OF BUYING LESS!
Hi Guys! Finally, I am here to share the “Living Room Makeover”. The term “Makeover” is used loosely here. I think this update falls more under the category of “ways to add a little something-something to a room that has gotten tired” This was not such a BIG makeover that required days and weeks of… Read More HAPPY HOLIDAYS – LIVING ROOM FINALLY!
HELLO!!!! IM BACK!!! It has been a while – has it not? Months. and what feels like years. The deal I had made with myself was “DON’T write anything – until you have something to say. ” This is pretty much my school of thought with regards to “speaking” as well – though, if you… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – COMING SOON – The Big Boring Wall”
(elinor b – this is for you – log overdue) I apologize again. I had intended to write ALL about our travels to Australia this summer – and still intend to do so – but right now – there is only one thing on my mind – one thing that I want to write about… Read More LETTING GO
Last Sunday – I had the honor of watching my eldest graduate from The University of Virginia. It is surreal – to have him done! Ive yet to be able to put words to how ALL of it feels – so I will just share the photos – for now 🙂 SO – THERE YOU… Read More TATE GRADUATES FROM UVA