Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things by Lisa R. Howeler

It was a humid August night and the field next to the now defunct dairy barn was full of equipment and maybe a couple hundred people. An auction trailer was set up off to one side and to anyone driving by it might have looked like some sort of community festival, complete with hot dogs …

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What made me smile this week is a weekly post inspired by Shane Burcaw of Laughing At My Nightmare. Shane has muscular dystrophy and operates an amazing non profit that raises money to help people with disabilities purchase much needed equipment to make life easier. Check out the original and best version of this weekly …

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In case you missed it, I had some fun posts this week and last, featuring a chef, a photographer and an author and some ramblings from me.

Sunday’s are family day and usually reserved for spending the afternoon at my parents, about an hour away.  If we’re actually moving like we should, it’s church and then afternoon lunch and naps with mom and dad (grandma and grandpa). Well, it’s nap time for some members of the family because Sundays are when Miss …

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Spring is finally showing up and it’s welcome in this family, even though our entire family deals with the allergies that come with it, my son the worst. This year we seem to be doing well as the trees and flowers bloom, however. And the nice weather helps make it all better. Winter seemed long …

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This is part of my feature What to Capture, where I give you ideas what photographs you will want to capture at an event or family gathering to be sure you document the day for your memories. Family reunions: The butt of many sitcoms jokes but actually a gathering many families look forward to. It’s …

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