~Grateful~Thankful~Blessed~

I’m exceptionally happy these days! I don’t know, it’s like life has finally just become what I needed it to be. Or maybe I’ve become what I needed to be. Regardless it’s been a nice change compared to the miserable,cranky, crabby, self-absorbed, negative, stuck in a slump way of being.  Things that just cluttered my [...]

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Child like faith 

I am so blessed! We had Connor, our grandson, this entire weekend and he was perfect! I cannot say enough good things about what a sweet special little boy he is. That says a lot about momma and daddy because they are the ones who have molded him to be the great little guy he [...]

Hey baby, what’s your sign?

I’m not 100% sold on the whole zodiac, horoscope stuff but damn, some of these cancer sign quotes are soooo spot on! I am deeply intuitive. I can spot a fake, can tell if someone is lying, know your story before you do. Often underestimated because I am usually the quiet one who tries not [...]

The great pretender 

Well it may appear that I’ve fallen off the face of the earth. I haven’t posted anything for a long time. I guess in a way I HAVE fallen off the radar. Been a crazy year that’s for sure. Very enlightening!  Sometimes you learn that you have walked the same path as others and had [...]

Emotionally spent

Here I sit, 12 days since my Gram passed away...unable to cry. I feel completely emotionless, blank, numb. I'm the one who cries over absolutely everything-commercials on tv, seeing something moving in complete strangers, words to a song, fleeting thoughts---yet one of the most important people in my life has died and I can't even [...]

Hunting season eve

Well, it's the evening before gun hunting here in Wisconsin.  Hunting is such an important part of my family's life. The men in my immediate family prefer bow hunting over gun hunting by far, but there is something intriguing about this time of year.   Every year, religiously, I make "Papas chili". Years ago when [...]

Happy birthday Mom! 🎈

Happy birthday Mom! 🎉To the woman who always puts everyone's needs ahead of her own. Some call that enabling. I say there are far worse things. I will justify my enabling to the very end, whether it is right or wrong. The apple doesn't fall far. There's nothing I won't do for my family and [...]