I’m only responsible for me. Which helps when you have no idea what’s going on.

I’m only responsible for me. Which helps when you have no idea what’s going on.

I've been listening to a lot of podcasts and sermons recently. I have a few pastors and teachers that really challenge me to be the best person I can be. I've been trying to take this seriously in how I relate to the people around me. I know I have blind spots in how I [...]

Engine brakes are obnoxious

Engine brakes are obnoxious

School is back in, vacations are over, and G is back to the grindstone at work. The man is working a ridiculous number of hours. It makes me cranky because he's gone, but proud of him for working so hard. On Saturday I accompanied him to a city three hours away to pick up a [...]

I need a hot meal.

I need a hot meal.

The worst thing about small town hospitals is that by the time you're finally discharged, everything in town is closed. Need to fill a prescription? Too bad. You have to wait till morning. Need a nourishing, hot meal or a relaxing beverage after being stuck in the ER for hours? Go home and make it [...]

Family Camp

Family Camp

Well people, it was an adventure. The kids loved it. The adults survived it. Here are a few pictures of my kiddos enjoying their week. And this one here is me with my bestie. Without her and G, it would have been a wee bit too much. She looks amazing as usual. I look like [...]

Fishbowl

Fishbowl

In which ugly naked guy is real. “Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.” Anonymous I am currently rewatching all the "Friends" episodes from season one all the way through to the end. Call me old and lame but there it is, I love that show! It’s mindless and perfect for [...]

Hot Lunch

Hot Lunch

In which hot lunch days require equal doses of hand sanitizer and bravery It’s been two and a half years since the sh** hit the fan. I am happily married, have a stable household with wicked awesome kids. Life is now finally returning to some semblance of order. However, there is one thing that is [...]

Support

Support

How to support a friend going through separation or divorce Friends pick us up when we fall down.And if they can't pick us up, they lie down and listen for a while.-unknown- Make her soup. Believe me, she will need it. Call her to go for coffee or tea. Don’t wait for her to call [...]