My mother was a major influence not only on my life but on the lives of all the girls that were in the troops that she led. She started with my troop when I was in fifth grade. Our leader at the time had only agreed to go thru brownies. Mom was reluctant at first to […]
While this last week of weather was one a lot of us would like to forget I would like to think of the good that can come from adversity. This past week shows how in Alabama and Georgia perfect strangers came out to help stranded motorists. They checked to see what was needed and handed […]
I just came in from shoveling snow. I wonder when did shoveling snow become a job instead of fun? Maybe it was fun because it meant we didn’t have to go to school. All I know is that I was ready to quit before I began! Think I’ll spend my evening warming up while quilting!
Ah another blast of artic air and white swirly “stuff” called snow. At least this time it was the fluffy kind of snow which is easy to shovel. It wouldn’t be so bad if the wind would stop. Burr it is cold. I’ve shoveled twice and I think I’m done for this round of snow. […]
Now that we have had another good dose of winter weather I thought it would be a good idea to review the things we need to do to get us to our destination safely: 1.) “Know Before You Go” by checking the road conditions BEFORE you travel. Check your states travel information map. 2.)Turn your light on. […]
I have been a Girl Scout from 3rd grade through 12th grade and beyond. You would think that the one phrase that would have stayed with me was :”Be prepared.” I can’t tell you how many winters I have not been prepared for the winter days of travel. Oh I did the right thing every year […]
Here is an article I found on traveling at Thanksgiving: Tips for Traveling by Car at Thanksgiving Kelly Herdrich, Yahoo Contributor Network Oct 5, 2009 “Share your voice on Yahoo websites. Start Here.” More: Traveling by Car Tips for Traveling Thanksgiving Holiday Pack Light Flag Close Post a comment For many families, the Thanksgiving […]
Before beginning a long drive, always get enough sleep and eat something before you go. Highly caffeinated beverages are not necessarily the best way to stay awake while driving. While initially you will feel more alert, the effects can recede with time, and your attention may wander although you remain awake.