It’s Official

I’ve published my first book!  This morning I spent four hours finishing up the prep for submissions to Smashwords.  It was complicated, frustrating, and exciting.  Secret Past by Eileen Troemel is out there for sale on their site!’m only three months later than I planned but it is finally out there and available.  Please … Continue reading It’s Official

Boys Need to Grow Up

Beware there is a feminist rant to follow so if you don't want to deal with it - don't read this.In Texas there is an 11 year old girl who was gang raped multiple times by boys ages 14 and up to adults.  This occurred in a small town.  Now I grew up in a … Continue reading Boys Need to Grow Up

Fix Wisconsin (and maybe the US too) part 2

On a state level we have to have a balanced budget.  We are not (as a state) allowed to have a deficit.  We need to pay the bills and care for our people.  We need to not punish one group or another.  We need to not be contentious about the hard times we have right … Continue reading Fix Wisconsin (and maybe the US too) part 2

Teen Pregnancy

As I've said in the past, I watch Teen Mom and 16 and Pregnant.  For some reason these shows fascinate me.  I watch as these girls take on the tough role of parenting.  I was 17 when I got pregnant.  I was very lucky in that I had a loving family who were strong enough … Continue reading Teen Pregnancy

Viagra but not allergy meds

This weekend Ken and I were out running errands.  One of them was to go to the pharmacy to pick up allergy meds and ibuprofen.  I have a plan that is supposed to cover these types of items.  Ken got up to the counter to pay with my card for my flex plan and it … Continue reading Viagra but not allergy meds