Once Upon a Time...Is there a doctor in the house (or is that a Financial Advisor?)
Well, to start, I acknowledge that I have had far too many Losses this year, yet the only one that ANGRIFIES me is the loss of my Blog Monday night. I had quite a lot to say, said it, ENTERED it, and.......LOST it. I was crushed. Especially as... Read more
Once Upon a Time...siggghhhh
Why is my fitness life one that resembles the movie Groundhog Day? The same cycle, year after year?????
So a couple of years ago, I was in pretty bad shape. I had been without my thyroid meds for about a year, because we lost our insurance.... Read more
Once Upon a Time....The Continuing Story
Hi Everyone! I know I've 'not been home' very often of late and you couldn't come over here and 'sit... Read more
Once Upon a Time...laughter around a campfire
So...Hubby and I took our four youngest camping this weekend. Probably none of them remember going 10 years ago, so we had planned on doing that this summer, before my dad unexpectedly passed away. :(
They got to experience things they neve... Read more
Once Upon a Time...nothing new
Well, nothing new here.
I've been sorting pictures.
Sorting genealogy papers.
And spent almost $100 on organizational items.
Mom had a whole collection of historic photo... Read more
Once Upon a Time...Life beginning to resume.
Actually, that title can mean more than one thing...my nephew's Little Girl arrived safely a couple weeks ago. PHEW!
(About that same time, another relative had lost their baby during an emergency c-section.)
So deeply sad and deeply gratefu... Read more
Once Upon a Time...the hardest part of this year's story is over...
What a year this has been.
Grieving my mom.
A friend lost her baby.
Losing a cousin.
Losing a second-cousin.
Losing my Dadders.
Still trying to heal... Read more
One Upon a Time...There was a Gnome, named Jerome....
Dear Friends, Let me share something with you...
Jerome the Gnome:
And The Real Thing:
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Once Upon a Time...late, but it's a blog
Again, I'm not up to blogging, but I'll just chat a bit.
This week I'm in between preparing for school assessment portfolios and getting ready for our Fourth of July picnic on the EIGHTH!
We spend it with my mom's side o... Read more
Once Upon a Time...no blog for me. I even skipped a week I think...
Not in the mood to blog.
Had 'celebration of life' gathering on Sunday. Went well.
My family is probably going to go to grief counseling.
Actually, now that I'm on here. I DO have a funny story to tell. Let's see if i can get through... Read more
Once Upon a Time...Part 2 The Girls Miss their Daddy
This is my first draft of my memories of my Dear Ole Dad.
Thoughts of Dad
It is true and it is heartbreaking that my mom and dad are no longer with us. But the space they leave behind is full of love, laughter, good memories, and wise ... Read more
Once Upon a Time...Part 1 About Dad
Okay. So some of you are aware that my Dad passed away on Thursday. I haven't been able to share what happened yet.
Last Saturday, after my aunt and uncle stopped by telling me to go check on Dad because he wasn't returning calls, my sister fo... Read more
Once Upon a Time...The Busiest Week of the Year, just. got. busier.
This MIGHT be shortest blog!
Last week we did landscaping alllll week long, then cleaning for a couple of days, in preparation for my 4th child's home-school graduation party.
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Once Upon a Time...Biding my time
'allo me friends!
I'm a bit weary, but I'll do my best to make sense as I blog.
Although I do notice that some of my best blogs happen when I DON'T make sense
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