So I've completed the month of blogging daily. I have to say, many of my friends snickered at the thought of me doing this. Something about saying, “I wrote about that in my blog,” is an immediate turn-off for many. I know, I know. They probably know that I’ll write about something they disagree with. And their … Continue reading NaBloPoMo Final Thoughts
Katie always wanted to play the piano. She and Alyssa both have taken lessons. Initially, we had only an electric keyboard. That's not good enough when you're really starting to play songs....at least if you're trying to learn how pedals work. So when we moved to Wichita Falls, and we had the space, and we … Continue reading Our Piano
We've done a lot of work in our yard this year. With the onset of the Texas Drought, we had to make some serious changes. Add our three dogs to the mix and the grass in the backyard had to go. So we enlarged the patio square footage and put down pea gravel. This … Continue reading Garden Greenhouse
For my mom, it's all about the cars. I've never met a woman more into cars than my mom. At 81, she is still busy looking out the window identifying cars she likes and dislikes as I drive her to the grocery store or church. In fact, when she turned 80, she bought 2 cars! … Continue reading Whatcha Drivin’?
On Thanksgiving, the sliding glass door broke. The wheel inside, that runs on the track, simply broke off. We had been talking about getting it replaced with French doors, but other "House Projects" were ahead on the list. Like the greenhouse I've been wanting for some time now. Ron bought it a week ago - … Continue reading It’s Always Something!
I've recently found a physical conditioning program that I'm really enjoying. It's called Nia. It's a combination of Tai Chi, yoga, modern dance - plus a few other techniques. The first time I participated in a Nia class, it was early in the morning, and Julie Wylie incorporated more yoga and stretching. The technique is … Continue reading Go Barefoot!
So much to be thankful for! First, Katie's safe arrival home for Thanksgiving!!! And I'm thankful that she is able to grow and learn in New York City. And, I'm thankful her grandma is able to help us with that!I'm thankful that Alyssa has found this program that she likes and excels at. I"m thankful … Continue reading Thankfulness