For Sanity’s Sake

I've got three more days of work before I have eleven off.  I swear someone has slowed time just to torment me.  I really want it to be Friday so I can get started with the time off.With a long long long list of stuff to do, I cannot decide what I want to do … Continue reading For Sanity’s Sake

Family Holidays

The middle daughter is home.  The presents have been received by the other two daughters.  Everything is ready for the holidays - I think.Friday night will be video holiday with all of my family.  I'm looking forward to seeing their faces when they open their gifts.  I'm sure I'll hear corny jokes, laughter, and all … Continue reading Family Holidays

Indoor Activities

It's in the negative numbers outside.  I'm up early(ish) and have done a search for my daughter on knitting patterns. Yesterday I managed to finish one more gift and make a good start on another one.  The plan today is to finish the gift and move on to another project.  I'm hoping to make a … Continue reading Indoor Activities

Holidays

The turkey was barely cold before the shopping frenzy started this year.  Vicki actually talked me into going to an insane number of stores. The nice thing - we used coupons to save money.  We used our apps - Ibotta and Checkout 51 - to save money.  While we did some spending, we reduced the … Continue reading Holidays

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

No, I'm not going to start spouting about a Clint Eastwood movie but the title seemed appropriate for all the things I want to talk about. Vicki made it safely to Wisconsin and we've had a good visit with her.  I missed my other girls this holiday but know they had other responsibilities and obligations. … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Solstice

The girls are back in Georgia with their 50+ degrees for temperature and much milder weather.  Wisconsin got hit last night with a snow storm which includes snow, rain, and crappy roads.  I look out my window and see cruddy weather.  Yet I’m not discouraged by it.  It is just weather and if we wait … Continue reading Solstice