Sunday, March 27, 2016

The days of keeping company with Things 1, 2 and 3

I wouldn't say that I've battled depression my whole life.  But I've battled it enough for a lifetime. 

Depression, for me, has been like the Dr. Seuss book, The Cat in the Hat... remember when the kids stay home alone when mom goes out and the Cat…
Sunday, March 20, 2016

And we were weary from travel - Spring Break 2016

We spent last week in Branson, Missouri. Here's the house we were in on lake Taneycomo....


Very nice, cozy, but the mice thought so, too.  We had to wash every dish when we got there for fear of mouse disease. (And we stored the utensils in the fridge so w…
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Youth = craziness

Happy almost spring break to you.  And to me.  I so need it.  My body is ready to not do aerobics for exactly 7 days.  Especially my feet.  The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak... um, maybe from the Bible? Or maybe from somewhere else and I think ever…
Wednesday, March 2, 2016

I was just trying to take a shower

I can honestly say that it's the day to day stuff that's the hardest thing about parenting.  Looking back over 15 years, though, it seems like it was easy enough.  But when I was right there in the middle of having three kids ages 3 and under, days co…