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Thanks for the Memories
Thursday, April 20, 2017      7 comments

A few years ago I was volunteering at the local Senior Center. Someone there had suggested that the director get in touch with me to help out the singing group since they knew I was part of my church's choir. When I got the call, I said that I... Read more
Snow end in sight!
Monday, February 16, 2015      6 comments

It has snowed and snowed and snowed! We are about a foot away from an all time record! I have lived in Massachusetts my whole life and have many winters with a lot of snow...but this year the snow is getting old and so is the cold! These a... Read more
Long Overdue!
Sunday, January 18, 2015      5 comments

Plimoth Plantation ... Read more
Sunday, July 20, 2014      9 comments

Little Makayla was being a freshy and made it so she had to come a few weeks early! Mom dealt with possible gestational diabetes and then pre-eclampsia...but it was soooo worth it! Makayla made her debut at 6:08 am on Saturday, July 19th, wei... Read more
Baby Shower for Ashley
Thursday, May 22, 2014      5 comments

What a beautiful day it was for a baby shower. The weather was wonderful...I should have held it outdoors. But who could trust the forecasts these days! The house was full and everyone had a wonderful time. The food was good (pat, pat,... Read more
A beached whale in the mirror!
Sunday, April 13, 2014      10 comments

So, yesterday I decided to go shopping for some new Spring tops. I was actually looking for a red top, but I guess that color really isn't spring. However, i did find a few nice looking tops and some coordinating beige slacks. So, I went into... Read more
A weird happy thought for my empty nest
Monday, August 19, 2013      11 comments

I finally got around to cleaning out the school supply cabinet. Quite a bit of K - 12 type stuff in there! For example some of the better items that will be packed up: ... Read more
Sheet dilemma
Friday, July 19, 2013      6 comments

I don't know if it is just me or what, but since they changed the size of mattresses, fitted sheets don't stay fitted as well, but there is compensation with "deep fitted" sheets. However, I'm finding the top sheets do not get the added width. ... Read more
Waste of cabbage
Thursday, July 18, 2013      5 comments

I've been playing farmer while my husband is away. Not a task that I'm enjoying at all...sorry to all you vegetable gardeners out there. I "harvested" lots of summer squash and zucchini, and a head of cabbage. I thought it would be fun to mak... Read more
A big fear
Wednesday, July 17, 2013      3 comments

This morning on my way to work someone had passed out into the street while riding their bicycles. Fortunately, this person was not hit by a car and an oncoming driver had some presence of mind to drive over to the wrong side of the road and st... Read more
Why do recipes now-a-days have weird ingredients?
Tuesday, July 16, 2013      12 comments

I have some extra zucchini from our garden that I am going to make zucchini bread/muffins with. My recipe is years and years old and everyone loves it...however, it is packed with calories and one slice or one muffin just isn't enough! I thoug... Read more
Ha, ha! I woke Tucker!
Monday, July 15, 2013      3 comments

Today the tables turned! Last night I chose to sleep in my bed and not close the door...something I considered early in the day when I was aggravated and tired that Tucker got me up soooo early! As usual, I had to go to the bathroom, so I ... Read more
Why won't you let me sleep?
Sunday, July 14, 2013      4 comments

Last night was my 3rd night without my dh being home (he's currently at my ds & dil's to take care of a couple of maintenance things for dil while ds is deployed). I thought, woo-hoo!, I'll sleep in some. WRONG!!!! Tucker, our yellow lab, has... Read more