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I wish everyone had a Mother's Day like I've had.
Sunday, May 08, 2016      8 comments

I read ONEKIDSMOM's blog and think she had one of the better Mother's Days. How wonderful to do what we are supposed to do, be appreciated and make the best of it? I've been pretty grumpy lately, all holidays have not been observed by DH. I... Read more
Starting the day on an electronic flurry of investigating accounts.
Sunday, May 08, 2016      10 comments

Busy I got a message one of my accounts had been used. I've been resetting passwords all morning. emoticon ... Read more
NSV x 3 and other stuff.
Saturday, May 07, 2016      14 comments

I have been working out strength training at the PT gym and am starting to feel some results, one NSV! Sleep has been difficult as DH has nighttime problems. His hands don't work well; it takes a good bit of adjustment to roll over or to ge... Read more
Hug your babies tightly
Friday, May 06, 2016      12 comments

Happy Mother's Day to all the Moms, Grandmas, Moms-to-be and all those who fill the role when there is a need. I hugged my biggest one today and got to have Nana time alone with Caroline. She was intrigued with my camera. ... Read more
A very short life well-lived.
Thursday, May 05, 2016      14 comments

Gabe's parents, kids I knew as toddlers, have made the decision that he wouldn't want to stay as he is. My daughter spent some time tonight holding his hand and hugging his parents. Our houses are heartbroken. Your prayers will help him o... Read more
Prayers might help a friend. And you know I'm not the prayin' kind.
Thursday, May 05, 2016      11 comments

Gabe came into my living room as a cute, blonde baby in car seat and has grown to a strapping 11 year old funny man. I've known his dad since he was 3 as my DD2's best friend. Gabe collapsed at school last week and suffered a ruptured cereb... Read more
Cinco de Mayo; Not Mexican Independence Day
Thursday, May 05, 2016      11 comments

During the French-Mexican War, a poorly supplied and outnumbered Mexican army defeated a French army attempting to capture Puebla de Los Angeles, a small town in east-central Mexico. The battle represented the country’s ability to defend its so... Read more
Pictures of kids and shoes
Wednesday, May 04, 2016      12 comments

They don't look as wild in the pictures. The shoes or the kid. Ben can't sit still for 2 seconds. ... Read more
If the shoe fits, buy it and other gems.
Tuesday, May 03, 2016      11 comments

emoticon I walked a hefty 17,000 steps with ONEKIDSMOM through the streets of Boston a while ago and I was fine.... Read more
Off topic, Janet humor. Remembering wildlife in the house.
Monday, May 02, 2016      14 comments

It all came back when I mentioned the masking taped hole. Yes, ladies and gentlemen, The tape is 20 years old and still sticking. It only holds back the dust. DH has a history of aversion to squirrels, mice and the like. Long story short. ... Read more
I am claiming it and no one can take it from me! It's mine, all mine!
Sunday, May 01, 2016      17 comments

So there! emoticon I spent yesterday in a mutinous phase of marriage pondering the possibilities of stuffing ... Read more
End of an era, begining of a disaster. The stuff comes home.
Saturday, April 30, 2016      16 comments

I took DH to his office today to hand in his resignation. It went rather well and I believe that by the time the weekend is over, his grumpiness will abate. He's already called a friend and given the news along with a few chuckles; a good sign... Read more
Behaving: met a goal! Thanks for your support!
Friday, April 29, 2016      13 comments

Call me Miss Behaving! I have met my latest goal with a vengeance. I cut out my voracious after dinner sneak eating. Once I had DH tucked in, I found the kitchen. Who was it good for? Not me! I've made sure there was little to eat which made ... Read more
Got that out of my system. On to the next.
Thursday, April 28, 2016      9 comments

Thanks for "listening"! DH's cognition is still not up to par and he does not understand what happened December through February. A lot. He basically shut down every time I suggested he contact his employer for some "face time" while he w... Read more
Partially fizzled cranky pants
Wednesday, April 27, 2016      15 comments

fizzle 1. To make a hissing or sputtering sound. 2. Informal To fail or end weakly, especially after a hopeful beginning. n. Informal A failure. No, I am not a failure. I'm tired. I'm cranky and the world is not my oyster to... Read more

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