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Pedicure and Murphy's Law
Thursday, August 14, 2014      8 comments

I love sparkles. That's about as girly as I get. I took a Mental Health day today and spent a few hours with DD and GS2 for some shopping, play time and lunch. I left their house and thought hey, it's Me Time, do something different. Pedicur... Read more
Supermoon pictures
Tuesday, August 12, 2014      8 comments

It wasn't so much super as pretty. I've seen the Harvest Moon where it appears to take over the sky as it rises. However, at the end of the evening, I was satisfied. Lighthouse in Raritan Bay ... Read more
Trying to finish the day with an introspective, retroflective smile; again thanks to WATERMELLEN.
Sunday, August 10, 2014      6 comments

Some of us are of a "certain age" and can remember when girls didn't wear pants to school, playing sports was uncool and boys ruled the playground. In the late '60's and early '70's I tried my darndest to be pretty, cried when boys called me fa... Read more
6 days without drama. A new record. Thanks to WATERMELLEN, I'm thinking!
Saturday, August 09, 2014      8 comments

Simply no emergency medical visits, tears, disasters, financial crisis or broken things. I have been in a not-so-good emotional state so have a pint of ice cream in the freezer which has been tapped. In portioning it out and EATING it I not... Read more
3 days with no drama
Wednesday, August 06, 2014      6 comments

I don't know if I can stand the strain! 3 days without drama, crying screeching, someone needing emergency attention in my family. The most exciting thing to happen was the Marilyn Monroe moment my DD had in NYC while walking down the sidewa... Read more
A new streak
Tuesday, August 05, 2014      6 comments

One. One whole day without drama, fear or excitement. Went to work then took DD for another test. Bought dinner on the way home, pulled weeds outside. Bed by 10. I woke up around 2 by some strange dream I can't remember and rolled over... Read more
Sunday, August 03, 2014      11 comments

The rain stopped and it got gloomy. I'd rather move around than sit in gloom. So, hey, let's drive to Lancaster and ride on trains! Look at, sit in, play with trains. Start with the little ones ... Read more
I love rainy days
Saturday, August 02, 2014      6 comments

Listening to rain on the roof, trickles in the gutter, splash on the leaves. I think today is either going to be a day of sitting on my porch, occasionally cooking food for storage OR I may take a walk on the canal. I haven't gotten rainy summ... Read more
Update on all the family members, including me.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      7 comments

My older DD is doing well, drove around and took the kids to the pool AFTER she picked up the epi-pen. Also took a buddy to feel safer for a bit. Lucas had lots to talk about with his candy venture, something which does not occur in any of our... Read more
Ambulance rides from a 3yr olds perspective
Wednesday, July 30, 2014      10 comments

"The siren went woooooo woooo woooo and I got to sit in a seat with buckles and I didn't have to sit in a booster seat and when we turned the ambulance went whoa this way and what's that and why are you here and what's that?" According to my p... Read more
Took GS out for his first real day with the grandparents
Monday, July 28, 2014      7 comments

We went on a train ride. It was a bit longer than he expected but he was a good sport AND behaved! ... Read more
mini weather observation
Sunday, July 27, 2014      7 comments

It was raining this morning. I have skylights on both ends of my house...about 40 feet apart. It was raining on one and not the other. HMMMMM... Read more
Finding my green thumb
Thursday, July 24, 2014      7 comments

This is the year of returning to what I used to do. Grow stuff. Here is my one and only eggplant. I'm disappointed in the plant but my harvest of one will be well prepared. ... Read more
Birthday boy GS Ben turns one today!
Tuesday, July 22, 2014      7 comments

Wow, a year already! Tiny little thing, born a month early gave us all lots of fits. Soon he became the object of his big brother's attention-for 5 seconds until another... Read more
Sunday, July 20, 2014      9 comments

Got your attention, eh? na·ked adjective \ˈnâ-kəd devoid of customary or natural covering scantily supplied or furnished lacking embellishment : unadorned I'm going for scantily supplied or unadorned. Foo... Read more

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