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Helena Evelyn looks Beautiful
Friday, August 11, 2017      7 comments

A girl that Sherry works with took Helena's 3rd birthday pictures for her. We got the CD yesterday and sat down to look at them. We both cried. Helena ... Read more
Oops I did it again!
Monday, August 07, 2017      3 comments

I am told frequently I do too much. Do I listen? Of course not! Friday, I got the step ladder out to try to corral the overgrown mess of a bush that's on the property line. We have a 3-foot retaining wall there as the neighbor's yard is ... Read more
My Daughters' Little Red Wagon
Tuesday, July 25, 2017      4 comments

Sarah and Sherry got the wagon for Christmas one year as a present from their paternal grandmother. I can't tell you how many times that the wagon was used. It really saved us quite a few times. (If you ever sold Girl Scout Cookies you unders... Read more
The Good and Bad in Everything
Wednesday, July 19, 2017      5 comments

Bad: I had to morrow money to get another lawyer for the divorce. Good: Hubby is trying to cheat me out of more money. It won't happen. Bad: car won't start. Good: the garage door won't open anyway. I don't have the money to fix anyth... Read more
I got a relaxing vacation
Wednesday, July 12, 2017      4 comments

We went up to Detroit for 10 days and I got to spend a lot of quality time with my family (except the "problem" children, but that was a good thing). Got a Tiger game in and lots of swimming and lounging around the pool. The problem with... Read more
Day After Helena's Birthday Update
Wednesday, June 28, 2017      4 comments

The different stories that I heard about the "alleged shooter" on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL and getting more and more worried about my granddaughter being at the daycare near the scene that was cordoned off, the 6 pm news announced that... Read more
6/27/2017 Helena's Birthday
Tuesday, June 27, 2017      6 comments

Helena was so excited this morning. I took her yesterday to the store and she picked out what she wanted to take to school as a treat. She wasn't even there for 2 hours and all of Redstone Arsenal is on lock down. There is an active shooter n... Read more
How Come Time Goes By Faster Each Year?
Friday, June 23, 2017      6 comments

I remember as a kid that summers seemed to last forever. Then it took forever for Christmas to come. I grew up, graduated, married and had 2 babies. Time from that point on seemed to go faster and faster. I thought that when my girls graduat... Read more
Improvements are Slow but Sure
Wednesday, June 14, 2017      4 comments

I'm making improvements. Granted, sometimes I feel like the tortoise, but didn't he win the race? I've gotten up early each morning this week and did something healthy for myself. I tried a few new things. I worried about less. I loved more... Read more
Houston...We Have a Problem
Sunday, May 28, 2017      5 comments

Right here and right now I have to change my mindset a bit. My girls went on a 4-day weekend to a friend's house. No daughter or granddaughter to clean up after, etc. So...what did I do the 1st 2 days? Mostly housework. Granted, it was nice... Read more
Need Suggestions ASAP
Tuesday, May 23, 2017      3 comments

All year, I looked for a Medicaid psychiatrist. I saw her for the first time in April and she called in three one-month prescriptions for me that I absolutely need to take. I couldn't get back in to see her until yesterday. Meanwhile, my pres... Read more
Things really are Step by Step.
Friday, May 12, 2017      4 comments

I've been trying hard this year to make small changes in my life. I can look back at the last 4.5 months and see some changes, however small they may be. A little weight is off. I've weeded out things in the house that I don't know why I was ... Read more
Soap Opera Update
Thursday, May 04, 2017      6 comments

I realized that I feel that I am a character on a soap opera. So many twists and turns in my life lately. People coming in from all sides to throw another monkey wrench in my life. And then I am the nanny that takes children to the park and s... Read more
I can't seem to get it...
Friday, April 21, 2017      3 comments

I have been so busy the past few weeks, with both of my daughters' birthdays, Easter, getting ready for and helping out with an indoor yard sale...I have been going to bed at 8:30-9:00 every night. I know I am over-booked because I lost my hand... Read more
Same Old...Same Old
Saturday, April 08, 2017      4 comments

I found myself overbooked AGAIN this week. I realized it when I was driving and passed my exit more than once this week. NOY GOOD. I like to stay busy, but not this busy. So, it's time to sit and look at how I am scheduling, why I plan thing... Read more

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