LTTL: ¡Viva Familia!

It began when Entrepreneur decided in January that this wall portrait was a bit out of date. Circa 2002, I must admit it is a bit dated! The pupper is Sundance, our first… Continue reading

February is but a memory

February is now a memory but brought a milestone birthday for Twix; A much-needed family vacation; And snow!! Twix turned ONE this year at the beginning of the month. Where does the time… Continue reading

Random 5 Friday Returns!

I was thrilled to come back from vacay to find out Nancy, at A Rural Journal, has returned to the blogosphere and has revived her Random 5 Fridays. I love her subtle wit and… Continue reading

One part fun; two parts silly

Our recent vacay couldn’t have come at a better time. With the recent challenges of Entrepreneur’s diagnosis and surgery, we all were on the short side of sanity. Add to that the daily grind… Continue reading

Winter runaway main event

Yesterday, I shared our very challenging travel day for our winter vacay. Today, we’ll focus more on the destination than the details. First, I have to say Peanut and Twix acted like seasoned travelers.… Continue reading

Winter runaway prequel

Let me begin by just sayin’ there is nothing quite like the stomach flu to help you lose those last, pesky four pre-vacay pounds. Yes, the stomach flu hit our house just days before we… Continue reading

February Photo Challenge: Winter

Here is it the first of March and I’m a bit late to PJ’s February link-up party this time because I ran away from winter the last part of the month. Yes, I was on… Continue reading

Simple emotions

Texture by Kim Klassen; just a touch; multiply 100% with selective masking At 10 months, she mastered a full crawl. She became upright at 11 months and discovered there is a whole new world about twelve inches off… Continue reading

Feeding faith and starving fears

I don’t know whether to be thrilled or terrified. Inconclusive. Entrepreneur’s biopsies of his lungs and thyroid are inconclusive for cancer cells. A biopsy confirmed the cells in the removed kidney were, indeed, renal cell… Continue reading

January collage

  Seems like good advice to begin the year. I’m soooo far behind on my writing. Ideas swim around in my head, but with everything going on in the real world, they never… Continue reading

Here, there and in-between

There is a split second right when I wake up where it feels like everything is normal. A moment when I look forward to the day. A moment when I’m calm and have… Continue reading

January Photo Blogging Challenge: Games

PJ’s theme for January was Games. Most of my ideas didn’t pan out, so I was left to improvise at the last minute (Jan 28th). But I did come up with five for the month… Continue reading

Remembering December

What did I find this week? I found that December came and left before I knew what happened. It’s now the middle of January. Did I do a December collage? I think I… Continue reading

One word for 2015

Texture by Kim Klassen; Evolve, 50% multiply Instead of making resolutions, many people select one word to focus on for the new year. This has been intriguing to me as I am not… Continue reading

Photo Blogging Challenge: ‘Tis the Season

  PJ’s theme for December’s photo challenge is, appropriately, ‘Tis the Season. And while that sounds easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy, it was not really the case at our house. Shortly after Thanksgiving, Entrepreneur was diagnosed with kidney… Continue reading