Five Years

I’m in Denver for a few weeks with my stepmom who’s in a rehab hospital. She’s been in hospitals since June 29. I’ve been here four of those six weeks. I’ll be here for weeks at a time the next few months. I am here by myself. This is going to be a long journey,…

Spring Cleaning

I am so grateful to be healthy! For weeks after I had the flu in early February I felt tired and weak. Just walking down to our tank wore me out. But I’m finally feeling stronger. I’m doing some long-needed spring cleaning around our property. In November, with the help of two young men, we…

Fear

My blog was started four years ago today. This was my first post. (I later added posts with earlier dates. From my Facebook posts. But this was the first blog post I ever wrote.) Source: Fear

Hard Trip.

Sometimes life is hard. We had planned a weekend in Chattanooga. Our weekend trip did not turn out as expected. Not at all! Thursday. Late night driving after work. To make second day easier. So we could catch dinner with our kid. We drove seven hours and enjoyed the time talking and traveling together. Second…

New Old SUV

What did we do today? It’s a long story. I’ll try to make it short. The Story of the New Old SUV Early Spring. Dad needed new car. College Girl had old car. College Girl needed different car. Mom bought new old car for College Girl. College Girl smiled. Mom towed old old car home.…

Dear Overwhelmed Mommas,

Dear homeschool mommas who are overwhelmed, I get it. We old-timers get it! So much to do and so many kids! School starts soon! And you still have to plan every single hour of every single day for the next school year for every single child!!!😲 No. You don’t. You really don’t. Take a deep…