The shell is completely finished. We have actually started the finish work in several parts of the house. Honestly I am so happy I could cry, it has been a long journey that at points had me wondering if I was going to live in a half finished house forever. Take this contrast, last winter… Continue reading Home
I am so tired! And I am hot, even though it is freezing, but if I take off my cozy robe I am freezing. And my head. Oh my head. I can’t think……I can’t afford to have the flu right now! Or whatever this is, I just can’t. We have been blessed with a mild… Continue reading The flu?
Since we moved into our house, five years ago? Our shell, our living quarters in training, our forever home that will never be finished (hahaha), we have been making steady progress, but up till this year it has been rough, there has been rustic living, learning to live without certain everyday comforts (for a six… Continue reading House update
It is funny how much one remembers when someone close to your heart dies, as though in their leaving they open a gate, a way to temper the aching, grieving beat, beat, beat of a heart still living. Papa was words that have not been said, he was mythical, as perfect as a man can… Continue reading Papa
Because I have nothing to do, certainly not school work, or homeschooling to tend to, or piles and piles of laundry, because dinner does not need to be made and because there are absolutely NO dirty dishes in the sink, I find myself here. I have been drawn over the last couple of months, flirting… Continue reading Hello?
Last year I made a conscious decision to be happy. Life is freaking hard and I was wallowing in misery. It was pretty bad. Whose life is the worst. Mine. hahaha. So. Not. True. This mental switch wasn’t as hard as I thought it would be. Get up, be happy. Example, one day we were… Continue reading 52 Weeks
Peaches cries out, Mommy! As though she has not spent the day within five feet of me at all times. I had just gone to the restroom, gone all of five seconds. But she is thrilled to see me. Reading her favorite stories and eating cherry tomatoes, seeds and juice dripping down her chin. Counting… Continue reading Peaches.