Just my Thoughts · Recipes

Two of My Favorite Things

I love pizza!  I also love feta cheese!  I was so excited when a recipe for Spinach Feta Personal Pizza came directly to my inbox this morning.  I cannot wait to try this recipe out.  You will know when I do as I will take a picture of the pizza.  The recipe and nutritional information… Continue reading Two of My Favorite Things

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Chronic Disease

Yes, it is true.  Seventy-five percent of every dollar spent on health care in this country is spent on chronic diseases.  The Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease recently released a new television ad featuring Katy Segal, Phylicia Rashad, Lauren Bacall and Mary-Louise Parker along side every day women in an ad asking women to be… Continue reading Chronic Disease

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Borders – Ours

I use to watch the news on illegal immigration and our borders with a disinterest.  Yes, it is important on a national level.  No, I didn’t think it effected me personally. My mother, who lives in the desert of southern California, and I would talk about it.  It does personally effect her. Then, I started… Continue reading Borders – Ours

Just my Thoughts · Sports

World Junior Hockey Coming to Western NY

I know yesterday’s blurb was pretty sure that this was the case.  Both the Buffalo News and the Niagara Gazette had articles saying Buffalo was the only of the three finalist cities to have a news conference scheduled for yesterday. Yesterday, Dave Ogrean, executive director of USA Hockey, made the news official.  HSBC Arena, in… Continue reading World Junior Hockey Coming to Western NY

Just my Thoughts · Sports

Western New York

Do you need a reason to visit Western New York – the Niagara-Buffalo area specifically?  Do you love hockey of all levels but the higher the level the better?  Stay tuned!  Your reason may appear this afternoon as USA Hockey holds a press conference in Buffalo. Both The Buffalo News and The Niagara Gazette reported… Continue reading Western New York

Collegiate Sports · Family · Just my Thoughts · Sports

Road Trip!

Yes, I am off on a road trip at 7 am tomorrow morning.  My kitchen table looks like it is time for a college visit so… … The soon-to-be 18 year old and his 14 year old brother and I head west along the Southern Tier Expressway tomorrow morning.  Initial destination – SUNY-Fredonia.  The high… Continue reading Road Trip!

Just my Thoughts

Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood – In Concert

First, a few caveats.  My digital camera is in sore need of replacement.  Please do not turn up the volume on the video clips as the sound is horrible.  The video itself, though, is much better than the still photos. My thanks to all those I met at the concert and a boo or two… Continue reading Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood – In Concert

Art · Family · Just my Thoughts · Recipes


The color pumpkin is one of my favorite colors.  Case in point, the shirt I have on for the big concert tonight – I have floor tickets to see Little Big Town and Carrie Underwood – is pumpkin colored.  My most requested baked good is pumpkin chocolate chip cookies.  My favorite season of the year… Continue reading Pumpkin