End of the Year Hustle

The family got through mom's possessions.  We got them divided up, organized and sent off to the appropriate sibling or charity.  This includes the difficult task of dividing up her jewelry.  Saturday was a very long and emotional day.Now I'm working on gifts and projects.  I had five student worker gifts to make - can't … Continue reading End of the Year Hustle

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With Ken gone, I had a couple days to myself at home.  I enjoyed the time on my own.  At one point I realized nothing had been said.  I was playing a game and cursed the game out loud.  It startled me which also made me laugh. I've finished the projects for my sister and … Continue reading Next

The Holidays

The insanity of the holidays always makes me grumpy.  This year I'm missing my girls but I'm trying to make the best of it.  Vicki is home but the other two are in Georgia.  I'm missing them and I'm missing the all day game playing, movie watching, and being together. Ken and Vicki went off … Continue reading The Holidays

Prepping for Vacation

Four days of work left before my vacation.  I can't wait.  It will be good to have a break and just be at home.  I don't have to shower or dress if I don't want to - though the other people at home might object if I go too long without showering. My plan - … Continue reading Prepping for Vacation

Holiday Busyness

I edited and refined two stories to submit to a contest.  I don't know how either of them will play for the company but they are strong stories even if one is a little controversial.  That's what I did with my morning yesterday.  A friend came over and she graded while I worked on editing … Continue reading Holiday Busyness

Busy!!!

It has been a busy weekend.  Yesterday I took my quiz, read part of a chapter, posted twice to the discussion board for one of my classes, baked bread, crocheted, helped Vicki with cookies, and made ornaments.  I’m probably forgetting stuff but that is the general gist of my Saturday.  Today I did a lot … Continue reading Busy!!!

Life, Laughter, Love

I'm pretty sure I'm stealing this phrase from Stephanie but it very much fits my weekend.  It has been joyful to have all my kids at home.  We've enjoyed a lovely weekend being together and enjoying each other's company.  Yesterday we had our Christmas celebration and it was great to be together.  We also had … Continue reading Life, Laughter, Love