Thanksgiving Day 2012

You may have noticed the little speed bump we had on Thanksgiving Eve. But never you mind, we all made it through just fine. 😉 Actually, having mom stay here for a couple of nights made it easier on me. No transporting back and forth, forgetting her meds or her book, turning around and going … Continue reading Thanksgiving Day 2012


Thanksgiving Eve

I was so proud of myself! All the groceries for Thanksgiving dinner were purchased ahead of time. I was straightening up the house since lots of stuff was moved around from all the painting. I was pondering what I might write about THIS year's Thanksgiving - I thought I'd later reminisce a little about past … Continue reading Thanksgiving Eve

Dallas Road Trip: Chihuly Nights and the Pumpkin Village

I often write about the pains of transitioning from full time Mom-dom to this new, the kids-don't-live-at-home- anymore way of life.  With my mom's declining health, I'm not really footloose and fancy free. Plus, every third day, when Josh is on his 24-hour firefighter shift, Alyssa comes over to hang out, run errands, watch cable … Continue reading Dallas Road Trip: Chihuly Nights and the Pumpkin Village