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

Is Showering Really Necessary?

It's pay week so the normal chores have to get done.  Bills are paid.  Grocery list needs to be made.  I've got to go through Ibotta and Checkout 51 to see if we can get any rebates.  We need to make up a menu for the next two weeks.  I need to clip coupons. Fortunately, … Continue reading Is Showering Really Necessary?

Pre-Vacation Cranky

Prevacation cranky has come over me.  Next week I'm off my day job and will be able to work on anything I want to.  If you've read my blog - you know I have a to do list.  Counting the weekends, I'm going to have nine days off!  I cannot wait. I have writing and … Continue reading Pre-Vacation Cranky


We had a wonderful vacation visiting our daughters.  It was great to have the family together in one space and just be together.  You can't replace those odd moments when you get a giggle for one of "dad's" jokes or that late night conversation because the house is quiet or that moment when dad walks … Continue reading Vacation


For the last week, I've been traveling.  Ken and I went to visit all three of our daughters.  We had a wonderful time and enjoyed our family time.  I was very worried about not being able to go with all the problems I've had but I checked with the doctor and she said it was … Continue reading MIA


It has been a busy week.  I’ve been crocheting a bunch of things – finished a gift for a friend, bib, and worked on a baby afghan.  I’ll be making a few more bibs today.  One of Vicki’s friends wants some and one of my faculty is pregnant.  My niece was coming out today but … Continue reading Busy

Mixed Bag of Stuff

We had a wonderful visit with the girls.  It was super busy and there wasn’t enough time to do everything we wanted.  That is usually the case with their visits.  We did have a lot of great people at our house on Sunday.  It was great to see everyone and I know the girls really … Continue reading Mixed Bag of Stuff


Apparently I need a day of decompression before I can switch into vacation mode.  My intention yesterday was to get stuff done in the house and work on writing.  I got a few things done in the house but didn’t do any writing.  I did spend the day watching things on the DVR and TV.  … Continue reading Decompression

Five More Work Days!!

Five more days!  Yet another countdown for me, I have five more work days to get through and then I will have off until the 15th.  This is very exciting for a number of reasons.  Vacation is always good.  Holiday pay is always good.  The two girls coming from Georgia is wonderful.  Time off is … Continue reading Five More Work Days!!