This old dog learned a new trick...
Friday, April 09, 2010      3 comments

So since it's SNOWING today I can not be outside gardening and tell you all about my first experience roller blading! My 9-YO gets out of school and I have clothes all ready for her. She asks where we are going and I just tell her that we ... Read more
America's Funniest Video time...in a bathing suit none-the-less!
Sunday, March 14, 2010      2 comments

Ahh...the water park. I think I did good. I put on that bathing suit, no towel wrapped around for security, and happily walked out with my family. Of course at this point the bathing suit is one of those 2-piece skirted jobs instead of th... Read more
EEeek it's bathing suit time tomorrow!
Monday, March 08, 2010      2 comments

BATHING SUIT... those dreaded 2 words have left fear in me for the past few years. Tomorrow we are headed to Lake George to spend an overnight at the indoor water park for my daughter's 9th birthday. Isn't it funny how we don't appreciat... Read more
Oreo lives!
Saturday, March 06, 2010      3 comments

I really wanted to sleep in a little this morning since I have to work 3-11pm tonight. That just wasn't meant to be. Bright and early my daughter had to go searching for her hurt kitty Oreo. That in itself, not an issue BUT... she started hea... Read more
Please don't let my kitty be squished...
Friday, March 05, 2010      5 comments

So tonight the DH comes in from feeding our outdoor wood boiler stove. He's crying. "There's been an accident I have to tell you about." Our very favorite cat, Oreo, who is only about 1 year old always follows him out to the stove every ... Read more
Facing the week without the DH
Thursday, February 18, 2010      1 comments

Many years of marriage really does something to you doesn't it? When I was 24 I bought my own house and for the most part did all of my own repairs. I didn't get married until I was 34. Had my only child at 36. Yeah, I guess I'm a lat... Read more
First A-Z now 50 get to know you questions.
Wednesday, February 17, 2010      0 comments

If you've are reading this, you have the honor of copying all these goofy questions and writing your own responses! paste these instructions in the body of your blog. 1. What time did you get up this morning? 7:30am boo-hiss up early on ... Read more
The A-Z list
Saturday, February 06, 2010      2 comments

Here's my "get to know you" survey. Please cut and paste and add your own answers so we can get to know each other a little better!! A is for Age: Chronological - 45 - true age depends on the chronic pain of the day (50-80). B is for But... Read more
A letter for my mom
Wednesday, January 20, 2010      6 comments

I lost my mom to cancer a couple of years ago after a long battle. Never once did she complain even though she had cancer in almost every bone in her body and she barely slowed down. We didn't have a very good relationship growing up, but once... Read more
"Big Momma"
Sunday, January 10, 2010      5 comments

It snowed a little more this morning. Not a wonderful addition if I would have had to work but I was just itching to get on my snowmobile for the first time this year. It was the first time since by back and SI joint injury. I really wasn't s... Read more
The fear of new prescription insurance and a chronic pain sufferer.
Wednesday, January 06, 2010      2 comments

I just got a letter in the mail from the hospital that I work at "In order to keep our costs down for health insurance, we have decided to subscribe another prescription plan irregardless of who you have as your health insurance provider." Not ... Read more
Oh, what a wonderful feeling...
Monday, January 04, 2010      2 comments

OK, so today I had to go back to work after being on vacation for a week (minus having to work 3-11 pm on New Year's Day, but who's counting?). That definitely wasn't so great. Daughter back in school, meaning we have to catch the bus by 6:45 ... Read more
Out-treaded by an 8-year-old
Wednesday, December 30, 2009      1 comments

OK, I was so proud of myself. DH dumped the box-o-treadmill in the basement and left. His job of delivery was done. I set to work unpacking it and putting it together. Not too bad. Felt like a nice little accomplishment that I did it all my... Read more
The Kindness of a Very Kind Stranger
Thursday, December 24, 2009      2 comments

It was a few days before Christmas... I was in my mid 20's and set up in my booth in a craft show selling my semi-precious gemstone jewelry that I made. Across the lane from me was a lady selling the most gorgeous batik clothing. A ma... Read more
Christmas Countdown...
Wednesday, December 23, 2009      1 comments

Ok, so the big push is on. Still to do: 1. Make soap. 2. Make fudge. Yes, make sure not to confuse the two. 3. Make strawberry swirl cheesecake for the in-laws party because I detest cheesecake. Smart thinking, huh. 4. Help c... Read more