Monthly Archives: March 2015

Early, and new…

I spent a couple of hours in the garden just now…planting and watering and fertilizing, covering with hay and squealing over sprouting potatoes, discussing stuff over the fence with a neighbor, generally acting…NORMAL. Peacefully, happily, normal. Dirt under my fingers … Continue reading

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I threw a temper tantrum yesterday. Sort of. Mentally, anyway. Not literally.Every single day over the last weeks has involved SOMETHING or SOMEONE or SOME CRISISTHATNEEDSTOBEFIXEDNOW!!! and that was wearing me down. I am tired of being worn down. I … Continue reading

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the New Normal ain’t here yet.

Spring break is here now. Yay. That’s my enthusiasm level right now. Even though it means an entire week of not getting up until I want to, not going to bed too early unless I want to, all that. Big … Continue reading

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Holding on…

Last night and this morning have been hard. The one handle I hold on to with every bit of strength is that “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being teen

#4 is having a rough time of it. We all are, but he is a 15 year old young man who looked up to his father as a role model and hero, and that is gone. His misses him terribly … Continue reading

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Signs

Last night I had too much wine and went to bed at 7. #s 2 and 4 assured me that the kitchen would get cleaned up, etc, and shooed me upstair. Good lads, they are. Isn’t there something delicious and … Continue reading

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It is what it is

This weekend has been tough for all of us. Something about packing up Himself’s shops felt a little like packing *him* up, because so much of who and what he was, was represented in those shops. his creativity, his love … Continue reading

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