Countdown to Christmas: Voice Lessons To Go

With the economy the way it is, one of the many things parents have had to cut from their children's lives is music training.  With all the shows on TV now like American Idol, Nashville Star, and America's Got Talent, you can understand why kids want to improve their voice.  Your kids may not even be reaching that high -- they may just want to get a part in ...continue reading

Helicopter Crash

Did you all hear about the helicopter crash that happened in Aurora, IL on Thursday?  I get upset everytime I hear about it, and since it is fairly local, it hits home.  We use to live in Aurora near Copley Hospital where I think this happened.  Also, as a mother, it breaks my heart to hear of a little one dying.  The little girl (who was one) was being taken ...continue reading

Best Buy

Best Buy is one of my most favorite stores.  Usually.  However, last night was an entirely different story (and this review is actually going to be more like rant instead).  On Sundays, Best Buy closes at 7.  I personally thought I had plenty of time.  What I didn't know was that out of the three people in the computer department, 2 of them were new.  ...continue reading

Wednesday’s Hero

Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker 18 years old from Greenbrier, Arkansas 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division October 12, 2007Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker had only been in the country for two weeks before his death, according to the soldier's father, Stephen Thacker.Thacker's father said his son felt a duty to ...continue reading