Snowy weekend

As I write this on a snowy Saturday afternoon I feel more like crawling under the bed covers. Last night we picked up our ’72 Charger up from restoration. It’s been in the shop since May to have it completely redone. I will post more on that next week. Glenn was like a little kid... Continue Reading →

The weekend is always better with cake!

It's a long 4-day weekend for the girls with no school on Friday and Monday. And it started with a bang! Alex had major girl drama with her BFF. They are only 10 & 11; how much drama could there be? Hurtful words were exchanged, feelings were hurt, cell phones were taken. Then, at parent-teacher... Continue Reading →


We have a big weekend coming up...Alex has her solo ice skating competition on Saturday. She told me tonight she has one butterfly in her stomach. That made me laugh. She keeps insisting she isn't nervous about it, but her coach and I know better. My mother-in-law's house is on the market. She is moving... Continue Reading →

Whatever happened to good ‘ol fashioned book reports?

WARNING: I just need to vent. I just want to know when it happened that 4th graders are expected to do so much homework (a.k.a. busy work)? My 4th grade is reading the novel Robin Hood and His Merry Men. She brought home a packet of fill-in-the-blank worksheets and crossword puzzles. After an hour and... Continue Reading →

Retail therapy…’cause it’s cheaper than real therapy.

We skipped ice skating lessons this morning. Alex had a headache and I needed the extra sleep after the stress and sadness of these last 2 weeks. (Sorry coach!) I am still in shock that Kari died from a stroke. Everyone says, "she was so young!" Yes, she was young, but stroke knows no age... Continue Reading →

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