Enough already!

this is how I feel Enough already! so sick of winter!!!! and I know I am not alone in feeling this way. We got the ice last night so I was outside for over an hour putting ice melt down on all the sidewalks and stairs they are predicting more snow for Thursday and Friday…

My eldest son

today my eldest son is 30 years old. this picture is of him and his wife this last Christmas. He is a good kind young man and probably the most like me. He looks more like me than he does his father. We are having a dinner and cake and ice cream in his honor…

the weird things that go through my head

I know this sounds strange, I know it, but it is there none the less. A few weeks ago I was here at work cleaning and this thought popped into my head. I needed to make a home for myself so I could exist under water. this vessel would be able to stay at the…

I want to scream NO!!!!!

look out your window and what will you see, twenty-four hours from now? more snow! I want to scream NO!!!! We have had enough!!! but unfortunately it is still only February here in Iowa and Mother Nature thinks we need more of the powdered white stuff before she lets us move into spring. there is…

In Memory of……..

on this date five years ago a  lonely young man took his life. he was suffering with depression and had no idea where to turn. He was a nice kid. I didn’t know him really well, but he was friends with my youngest daughter. I remember the first time I saw him, he was barely…

Mom

for anyone who reads me regularly, you know I have some pretty strange dreams. they are vivid and practically like a movie set that I get to play my part in. Last night was no exception. I dreamt I was traveling on a long highway (no idea where)  it was long and tedious and took…

Color me Happy

let’s end todays blogging on a happy note! I am happy. I have wonderful children, fantastically beautifully wonderful grandchildren and I have a man who loves me and siblings that I cherish. I have my health and all of my family is healthy I miss my eldest child, but that is her doing not mine….

When I die

If I should leave this world any time soon, I want those that I love, to know I love them. without writing them each a letter, I feel I have no way to let them know how I feel about them, should I leave this world unexpectedly. No I am not planning on dying. But…

misty haze

      the beautiful misty haze of an early morning dawn. it’s tranquil and gentle and amazingly kind it reminds me of our mornings on the lake when we were in Tennessee. The peacefulness, the complete beauty of the sun rising as the haze floats off the water. there is so much beauty in our world….

American dreams dying at sea

our world is going to hell in a hand basket. it is so incredibly sad how people have to kill each other just for the sport of it. Those poor Americans sailing around the world to be murdered by those Pirates in the high seas. The abuse and constant protesting going on in the middle…