My dad called last night. My papa. He called to say goodbye. This was not the first time. And it still freaked me out. My Papa has Parkinson’s, he is 83 and tired. He has been through so much and he is so tired. I know this but I am not ready to let him go.… Continue reading Papa
3:45 AM is when I surrendered. The children ran pell-mell for the tree. What screaming delight to find Santa had been ’round. Then there was, Much playing, Spontaneous squealing for joy, And ever so many hugs and kisses. Now the day is gone The delight and exhilaration have given way to deep slumbers. Good night. Merry Christmas.… Continue reading Merry Christmas
So very often I don’t post because I am either too busy or my life is un-remarkably dull. Well, not dull, it is lively enough with the amount of children stampeding through the house on an hourly basis, but really, how is that news? I have kids, stampeding is given. Today is another day. Joff is on vacation due… Continue reading One thing about trains: It doesn’t matter where they’re goin’. What matters is deciding to get on.
This was taken November (3rd, I believe) 2011 Last year We were very cramped for space and really it was all very ramshackle Shedd-y I was grateful for that addition to our trailer though, it provided a decent amount of space for a time and a home is a home, even if it isn’t pretty!… Continue reading Brag post: My House
I have extracted myself from Pinterest. This was not easy, and, if I were to be completely truthful Pinterest is still open in another tab. Waiting for me to come back and spend the rest of my days scrolling through, pinning up crafts that are rated “easy” or for the “beginner” (lies!), delicious recipes with ingredients that… Continue reading Pinterest
We don’t have a lot, no more then usual and more often then not, less then that. With eight sweet children, building a house and all the costs associated with those two things, well our bank account drains out fast come pay day. Money is divided up into various categories and poof, broke again! But I am… Continue reading Christmas