Is It Abuse If They Have A Mental Illness?

Yes. Trauma can affect how you feel about yourself and how you feel about others. You’ve heard me mention that my mother was abusive. The abuse was mostly emotional, verbal and many times physical. It was never sexual thank goodness. People who suffer sexual abuse are on another level of healing that is very difficult.Continue reading “Is It Abuse If They Have A Mental Illness?”

It’s been a while since I posted cat pictures…

I was cleaning the mirror in the spare bedroom, and Don Juan had to help. And then he got distracted by the adorable kitty in the mirror. I have filled up a box with excess blankets, to donate to our local hospitality house. But Spooky has been enjoying them. I hope they will also beContinue reading “It’s been a while since I posted cat pictures…”

Mask Upkeep

Five years ago if you were to tell me that part of my laundry routine would be hand washing masks and drying them on the line I would have laughed in your face. But here I am in August 2021 doing exactly that. Yes, yes, I tried washing them in the washer with one ofContinue reading “Mask Upkeep”

Is Yoga A Religion Or Exercise?

When you say yoga people react differently. The group that uses it as a form of exercise or meditation will tell you that it has nothing to do with their religion. It is simply a modern form of hatha yoga focused on stress relief and physical relaxation. Some Christians will remind you that it stemsContinue reading “Is Yoga A Religion Or Exercise?”

MEMEology

If a study of meme exists I think my teenaged daughters would major in it. It is amazing how much MEMEs have infiltrated and taken over their conversations. If they are not talking about a meme they are using a meme to explain something. What is funny is that they have no clue where theContinue reading “MEMEology”

Spontaneous Affection

My two daughters are polar opposites. They have a few things in common. They are both Girl Scouts, they are artistic, they have high IQs, they like music and they love animals. After that there are more differences than commonalities. Hence, they often bicker and sometimes downright verbally fight. I’ve also seen them taking swipesContinue reading “Spontaneous Affection”

Cat-sitting My FurNephew and Nieces

I see your babysitting and raise you cat-sitting. I am betting I had more fun and less work! =) My sister and her love FINALLY took a very much needed break from working the front lines of the COVID pandemic. Since they were gone for a week I volunteered to stay with the cats. NeverContinue reading “Cat-sitting My FurNephew and Nieces”

Staycation!

I guess I needed some more relaxation time. I loved being with my husband at the beach with BFF #1 -JoAnne and her man, but I wanted some more. Greedy, aren’t I? As it turned out my sister was going on her first post vaccination vacation with her boyfriend so I volunteered to catsit/housesit. HerContinue reading “Staycation!”