counting downSpringMarch 20th, 2016Spring has sprung!
I miss Christmas. I miss spending time looking for the perfect present – hoping it was perfect, anyway – and the look of joy when someone opened a package and delighted that I knew what to get for them. My … Continue reading
It started in November. I asked the kids what they wanted for Christmas and was told, “just give us money.” “No gifts?” I asked. “No, just money.” “A gift card?” “NO, just MONEY!” It made me sad. Then it made … Continue reading
The good thing is that there are people who love me, people I’ve never actually met, but who have allowed me to share their lives, to love their children, and who have made me smile when I really wanted to … Continue reading
It’s gonna take more than one post to get this done but I wanted to at least make a start. It’s been a crazy ass couple of weeks, and a crazy ass year. So much happened. The first thing I … Continue reading
If my life were a soap opera, this would be cliff hanger week. Things were just going along in the normal craziness, when the phone rang. My sister, with bad news. My oldest sister – usually referred to as the … Continue reading
Again. I get the blues every year. In the spirit of “I can control my reactions,” I’m trying to not let it get to me. Today was not one of the best. Max decided to be a dog. Yes, a … Continue reading