Category Archives: Lofty Matters

Tropical Getaway

When I look out my window and see nothing but tons of snow, I find it hard not to wish for a tropical getaway. Don’t get me wrong—I am so thankful that I have a nice, comfortable home to live … Continue reading

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A Natural Solution To Hunger

For more than 10 years, Robin Emmons felt helpless as her older brother lived on the streets, makig his meals out of the contents of garbage cans. I had a small garden, so I thought, ‘Well, I’ll just put in … Continue reading

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New Countertop

We are anxiously awaiting the arrival of a new countertop for the kitchen! Our current one has definitely seen better days. (extremely long and sharp cracks along the edge) One of these days I’d love to just redo the whole … Continue reading

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Nine-Year Old Chess Prodigy

Carissa Yip, age 9, picked up her first chess piece three years ago – And has not put it down since—now she has become the youngest American to reach expert chess level. This child prodigy has moved so quickly up … Continue reading

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Music

When you have a lot of musically-talented kids you know there’s gonna be expenses: You’ll be constantly looking for ways to save on guitar stands, having to buy sheet music, paying for instrument repairs….ect. In my opinion, it’s worth the … Continue reading

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Preparing For Snow

Thanksgiving is behind us now, and you know what that means: Winter, and depending on which part of the country you reside in, SNOW are right around the corner. Now don’t get me wrong, we Wisconsin-ers have already been getting … Continue reading

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These two very different animals are supposed to be isolated hunters that strike fear into everything they meet. But this male bear and female wolf clearly have a fondness for one another and share dinner with each other every night. … Continue reading

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New Furniture

Someday, I hope to completely redo our living room furniture—I’m talking about the whole deal: Couches, chairs, tables, a pull out shelf…..Our current furniture has certainly seen better days: The couch and chair cushions are ripping and they aren’t very comfortable … Continue reading

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Thieves Return Stolen Computers

Burglars who stole computers from an office building returned the items – along with an apology letter – after apparently realizing they had ransacked a nonprofit that helps victims of sexual violence. After she was notified by police, Candy Stallings, … Continue reading

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Birthstone Rings

I’m lucky enough to have 2 of my birthstone rings —I was born in April, which means that I’m lucky enough to have diamond for my birthstone. Diamonds are certainly a girl’s best friend, and I think it’s pretty cool … Continue reading

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