My Daughter Is Friar Tuck

OMG I finally have a genuine funny story to tell on my blog! Hooray! I’m glad I have not been naming my daughters or showing photos of their faces because I can now tell you a story about one of them and not worry about ruining her life. Yes, I know some of you knowContinue reading “My Daughter Is Friar Tuck”

Set On Repeat

Many people suffer from Bipolar. I say SUFFER because that is exactly what people with serious mental disorders do – they suffer. Before they are diagnosed they are not sure why they are thinking and feeling the way they do. After they are diagnosed they have to grapple with the feeling of “not being normal”Continue reading “Set On Repeat”

Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings. . .

Who remembers that song? Who didn’t join in the Whoa Whoa Whoa chorus part? Oh my god I hate feelings – my emotions not the song. Everyone has them and everyone has to deal with them but when you are drowning in them they suck. Remember when you were a teen and that angst youContinue reading “Feelings, Nothing More Than Feelings. . .”

Why Are Fridays So Fun?

Everybody seems to agree that Fridays are special. Some think it is the best day of the week. You wake up and it all just seems DIFFERENT on a Friday, somehow. Everyone is a bit more chipper, you are already planning the weekend and nothing seems quite as bad on a Friday. Why is that?Continue reading “Why Are Fridays So Fun?”

My Kitchen Is Too Small

We all make the best decisions we can with the information we are given and trying to think ahead is never easy. When we downsized and moved into a ranch style home in a nice neighborhood so our kids would have access to a great school and have friends to play with, I did notContinue reading “My Kitchen Is Too Small”

What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?

I mean, I know WE do not celebrate but do the living who are left behind? I wonder this because today is my Uncle Alex’s birthday or would have been had he not passed away. He would have been 93 today. It is cool that his birthday fell on Earth Day this year because heContinue reading “What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?”

Teens Are Not Thugs

Teenagers have a bad reputation as a group. Just like any other group there are good and bad people intermixed. But too often, our society becomes prejudiced by a group and judge all of them based on a small percentage’s behavior. That is unfair and sets everyone up for failure. I remember shopping at ourContinue reading “Teens Are Not Thugs”

Landscaping Part IV

Alright, alright cool cats and kittens. . .I’m a little delirious from the yardwork which is pathetic since most of the hard labor was done by the youngins. Have I said I’m too old for this shit yet? LOL Here are some photos from today’s work. My friend comes tomorrow to help me edge. THENContinue reading “Landscaping Part IV”

The Best Thing I Have Ever Created

You hear parents saying all different things about their kids and I was not sure what any of them meant when I was younger. You hear some moms say they are the best part of me or the best thing I’ve ever “done”, etc. Motherhood is very interesting and very deep. I did not growContinue reading “The Best Thing I Have Ever Created”