Fresh Start

Fresh Start

With this week’s last gasp of winter temperatures, we are hopeful that Spring is finally here. Trees are flowering, daffodils are up, and at the Yakel house, we are just waiting for final frost danger before putting all of these

The Unexpected

The Unexpected

March Madness is here, it is the season of surprises (we’re looking at you, Oral Roberts University…thanks for busting everyone’s brackets…).  The members of Yakel family spent the weekend alternately crowing in victory or complaining in defeat, as our family

Over and Out

Over and Out

This election season has been a challenge, driving Crush to binge on chips… However, with the election (yet perhaps not the end of the debate) behind us, hopefully we can start to mend fences and live in peace with each

Reader Mailbag

Reader Mailbag

Every time we send out the weekly blog email, we invite our readers to send ideas for future posts our way.  Every now and then, a reader takes us up on that! 😊 Here’s one question that we’ve been meaning