19 years ago, I started dating my husband. In May we will married for 15 years. Sounds like a lifetime to most people. It really isn’t when you are with your person. I still see that sweet idiot with the pink car holding his bumper. While neither of us are the same people, the yearsContinue reading “19 years”
My Mother in-law and I were having a conversation the other day. We always have great talks. As Mothers, as women, we are the ones who make things happen. It is exhausting. I thought on it some more and if I don’t make it happen, it doesn’t happen. That driving force that keeps everything going.Continue reading “Extra”
This evening we had Pre-K Graduation! By graduation I mean, we drove to the school. Teachers waved, handed up a trash bag sealed with a memory book and the shirt they were suppose to wear for graduation. I am not ungrateful, I swear. I bought a child’s cap and gown a few weeks ago. HeContinue reading “Graduation 2020”
Dandelions bloom twice. First they are the cute little yellow flowers that nurture the Bees when spring starts. Then they bloom and spreed their seeds. Dandelions are more than pretty flower, they are food for the bees and humans alike, teas, wine, salads. How great are these weeds? I want to be just like them!Continue reading “Bloom Twice”
Chalk brought the whole family so much joy yesterday.
My Mother in-law said today that we are allowed to grieve the life we had before. Not just before of this virus, but any other before. Back before I met my husband, in fact early teens, my Mother in-law was in a car accident. She almost lost her right arm, a doctor put it backContinue reading “the before”
Every morning since we were asked to stay home, I try to sleep in. If i sleep in the kids will and they will worry less if they are asleep. I can’t sleep my heart is full of worry. I make a cup of coffee and snuggle into my chair, husband fills me in onContinue reading “Silent Prayers”
Every year since you left, I bake you a cake A recipe given to me by a grandmother who couldn’t remember me. A perfect cake for a man who didn’t know my name. My heart only speaks the love you gave me.
I have been talking about all this selfcare and how I am struggling to care for myself. I feel I should also say We are doing Marriage care. We don’t have time to date because of the Kids and the father in-law, our work, life gets in the way. Daddy T-REX has a odd schedule,Continue reading “Claim”
HELLO NOVEMBER!!! November is about gratitude. I’m not sure everyone’s friends on facebook do this but mine do. Everyday they list something they are grateful for and why. Seams to get everyone in the thankful mode before the holidays. It is a nice little positive on facebook. I am Grateful for FALL!!! Who doesn’t loveContinue reading “November”