Monthly Archives: March 2013

Bartering

I don’t bake sweets. Ever. This is some cause for dismay and occasional dissatisfaction in our household and probably something that should have been looked into before vows were said, but it wasn’t and it’s too late now.  It’s not … Continue reading

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How do you go back?

We’re back. 23 hours of driving (with a hotel stay in the middle of it). Thank goodness for Terry’s Bonus Things with Holiday Inn, from business trips. They put lots of pillows on the beds. Lots of them. 4 big … Continue reading

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How To Define Middle Aged

  I have a new definition of Middle Aged: Middle aged is when your doctors are younger than you are.  Also, doctors become plural. Middle aged is when you have more than one specialist you see on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Have you ever lost it?

Do you ever consistently misplace things?  Are there a few specific things you regularly misplace? (which is a variation of the first question).  Car keys and reading glasses. And cell phone. And even though I buy a pack of 100 … Continue reading

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An Attitude of Gratitude

I know this is going to sound ungrateful, even though I am actually incredibly thankful and grateful for the help we’ve gotten recently. But…accepting help is difficult. Painful, even. Intellectually I recognize that it’s necessary. Spiritually, I know that allowing … Continue reading

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We call them blessings around here.

I don’t know what I did to deserve such a group of friends and family. If I did, I’d bottle it and give it away and we’d have world peace and rainbows and fat-free pound cake that tasted good. So, … Continue reading

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Please…just….hold mah hand….

When I woke up this morning I felt (pardon the expression but it’s the one that fits) like shit on a stick.  Everything hurt, throat, chest, joints..all of it. WITH a fever. Not a raging one but the low-grade kind … Continue reading

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