I had the privilege to get to know and work with Teresa Mee’s on her recent article “Joy in Movement” for Columbia Home magazine. I was so incredibly moved by her attitude and ability to take what would immobilize most people (diagnosis of MS and… Read More
To Chalk Or Not

To Chalk Or Not

Is your house ready for the holidays? Well, mine is not! So, to get things moving in the right direction, I decided to update some old furniture with paint. A… Read More

Happiness…You Make the Choice!

Happiness…You Make the Choice!

Happiness is defined as: a mental or emotional state of well-being characterized by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy. When I read this, the word that… Read More

Girls Weekend

Girls Weekend

Two Generations All-Girl Weekend For the second year my best friend of 35 years, Gaylen Tips, and I joined with my daughter-in-law Sarah Symm, and her good friend Jennifer Weiman… Read More

Scooby Dooby Doo!

Scooby Dooby Doo!

Halloween.   At first glance, Halloween is a time of superstition. It’s a holiday steeped in the history of ancient pagan festivals. Halloween blurs the lines between life and death.… Read More

Reflections from the Class of 1969

By Columbia Home Blogger & Contributing Writer, Nellie Symm Gruender Reflections From the Class of 1969 Over the last weekend I had the opportunity to attend my 45th (gasp) High… Read More

Life Gives you Lemons

Written By: Columbia Home Blogger, Jayme Dement Drink lemonade, it’s more fun! I wonder sometimes when I watch how people live their lives or hear them “discussing” the woes of… Read More

Out of Office

By Kristie L. Wolfe This summer, I did something unusual. All at once, I increased my productivity, enhanced my creativity, and enriched my problem-solving abilities. My energy level increased and… Read More

Another Event

Another Event By Kari Laudano As a human, you attend a lot of events throughout your lifetime…A LOT of events. As we get older it seems the number of events… Read More