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Excitement rising, fun day
Friday, July 22, 2016      4 comments

Today, Ed and I went to the humane society to see what we might get tomorrow. We found plenty of kitties both big and small. We will probably get two that are already spayed or neutered and who have had their shots. I checked to make sure there... Read more
Surprise announcement this evening
Friday, July 22, 2016      6 comments

This evening my son came to me to suggest an outing for this weekend. He saw a PSA about a program at the animal shelters on Saturday. They are waiving the adoption costs for animals adopted on Saturday. Ed suggested that we go looking for my... Read more
Renew, refresh, relax, relate with relatives and play times
Monday, July 18, 2016      5 comments

We left on vacation at five a.m. last Monday and returned last night around ten p.m. We took our time on our way up to New Jersey. We stopped frequently to get out and walk. For years, we have rushed through our trips, trying to see how quick... Read more
Much appreciated rest and restoration
Saturday, July 09, 2016      5 comments

I am using g today to rest and relax. Tomorrow we have to. Prepare brunch for after church. We are doing eggs and sausage and three odd flavor cakes - bacon maple, pina colada, and raspberry margaritas. We got the mixes at three for a dollar a... Read more
The end of the beginning and the beginning of the end
Tuesday, July 05, 2016      6 comments

Well, I am somewhere between the end of my beginning the decluttering and the beginning of finishing up. I still have several boxes of photos and stuff to sort through and some rearranging to do, but my space is essentially uncluttered. I was a... Read more
Saturday is a time for regrouping and asking tough questions
Saturday, July 02, 2016      7 comments

By Thursday afternoon, I had reached a major milestone in reorganizing. The public areas of the house were done and what is left can wait until next week. I went to a concert at church with a great band that played and sang songs from the 50s,... Read more
Sliding into home plate
Tuesday, June 28, 2016      7 comments

Three weeks of work. Classroom, Ed's "man cave" , my woman cave, the dining room turned pantry, and my bedroom have all been cleared, cleaned and rearranged. New mattress is on my bed and I love it. I still have the spare room to do and to go... Read more
Tantalizing, terrific, thrifty, thriving Thursday
Thursday, June 23, 2016      6 comments

Tuesday and Wednesday were days when I didn't get much reorganizing done. Tuesday, Ed insisted on getting me out of the house. He said he didn't like that I have not been having any fun yet this summer. I tried to tell him that my organizing IS... Read more
Magnificent Monday Making Meaning
Monday, June 20, 2016      8 comments

Laughing about how we impact those around us. My decluttering has gone viral in my house. Ed surprised me yesterday by making strides on HIS clutter too. I didn't ask him to do it but I came home and found he had three bags of stuff he threw ou... Read more
Sumptuous, satisfactory, scintillating, spectacular Saturday
Saturday, June 18, 2016      6 comments

Okay, that may be stretching things a wee bit, but it feels that way despite the lingering sadness over my precious Gray-C dying. I know it sounds a little ridiculous to say how I feel. Before you say it isn't, let me explain. When someone you... Read more
Final farewell for furry family member fresh tears
Friday, June 17, 2016      8 comments

Forever fighting for balance. My gracious Gray-C passed away this morning. She snuck outside last night and we found her dead this morning. She was deteriorating for the past year or so and I think she didn't want to die inside. Ed and I burie... Read more
Wonderful, whacky Wednesday wishing wisdom would work with whimsy
Wednesday, June 15, 2016      8 comments

My darling son Ed decided we should go out for lunch today. He wanted to look at cars to see what options might be available in our price range. He has been working sanding and sealing a friend's deck and stairs and had a few dollars in his po... Read more
Making Monday matter most - magically make miracles from mistakes
Monday, June 13, 2016      9 comments

Monday often is a time either for complaints or exaggerated energy. Both can be mistakes on the journey to success. You might wonder why. First let's deal with the complaint piece. Negativity is draining and saps your strength and multipl... Read more
Brought a smile to my heart today.
Sunday, June 12, 2016      11 comments

I found out that my great niece's father in law died on Thursday unexpectedly. He was only 52. Ed and I went to the funeral home after church. My niece cried when she saw us because we are the only family in the state. It was so sudden, they di... Read more
Better mood today - smiles and joy back where they belong
Saturday, June 11, 2016      12 comments

Woke up this morning in a more reasonable mood. I suspect that being over tired and worried dragged me down yesterday. Today, we went and picked up a rental car for Ed. Then we did some shopping and split up after a quick lunch at Arby's. I t... Read more

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