Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Ultimate Sacrifice

photocredit: mta.info.org BY: RACHEL SMITH Memorial Day is a wildly anticipated holiday in the Midwest.  Often, it means the official end of cold, winter months with the promise of summer on the horizon.  Those who spend forty hours per week in the grind are appreciative of a long weekend.  It’s often spent with friends or neighbors firing...
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Life at the Lake

BY: RACHEL SMITH Have you ever sat on a boat in the center of Clear Lake and looked around?  The sight is surely one to behold; colors bleed from every angle as the beauty cocoons you into peaceful oblivion.  Lush trees sway in the gentle breeze.  Wooden docks jut into the water, lined with jet skis...
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Girls Night Out

photocredit: LBD facebook page BY: RACHEL SMITH Pretty much any woman in the entire universe would agree with me – Girl’s Night Out is the Best.  Thing.  Ever. Typically described as a gender-exclusive activity where women meet and engage in social activities, the girl’s night out is a lifesaver for many women.  It’s the chance to dress up,...
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Gearing up for Summertime Fun

BY: RACHEL SMITH When you hear the word ‘summer’ what do you think of?  Frolicking in the lake under the hot sun?  Bike rides, ice cream cones, or nights at the ball field?  Do you think of those lazy days as a kid where there was no more homework and you got to coast through life...
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