A new year, a new beginning and a new out look on life

Do you ever wonder about the day you are going to die? Sometimes it hits me that I am probably over half way through my life. Maybe even three-fourths through it. I hope I’m not almost done with it but I suppose there is always that possibility that I am. As I think of this…

plans for New Year’s Eve

Do you have plans for the New Year’s Eve that so many people bring in? I wish I did but I am watching my 7 and 5 year old grand daughter’s. I would love to go out I would love to bring in the New Year with a lot of fun people around me and…

burr

I know it is Iowa and I know that winter brings snow and bitterly cold temps, however this thirty below wind chill seems a bit much I yearn for Florida and I know I will be flying there 4 weeks from today. It is in the 70’s there now and probably will be in the…

Saving Mr. Banks

my husband and I went to the above titled movie today I must confess I wasn’t really interested in seeing it. But I am so glad I did. Talk about a good movie! It stars Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as the woman who wrote the story “Mary Poppins” I’m not going…

a bit envious

My sister and her son are talking about moving to California I have to say I am a bit envious Not that she is moving to California but that she is starting a new adventure. Granted I could do the same but I want to be where my children and grandchildren are so therefore I…

Dear God

As the day grows closer, my mind fills up As I think of what He gave us, my tears well up I am forever thankful for all my Lord has graced me with I sometimes get blinded by the silly things and forget all of the bliss All of the love and family He has…

Let it snow

so we are supposed to be getting some snow tonight and into tomorrow I wish we would get a foot or two, which is funny because my sister wants to leave Iowa and she doesn’t ever want to live where she has to deal with another Christmas She and her son are thinking California or…

hard to admit

So my youngest daughter informed me the other night that I am a bitch and am a bitch most of the time. it hurt for her to say that to me and I cried a few tears over it. however I’m going to give that to her because she was right. I have been a…

last day

 it is the last day of school for the 2013 school year! YIPPEE!!!! Makes me so happy to know the kids and staff will be gone from here for two weeks and I can CLEAN and it will stay CLEAN!!!! I’m so excited! There is a lot to do though but I have six official…

Early Christmas with the sister’s

My sister Carolyn hosted our early Christmas gathering today it was enjoyable as always. Our Niece Jackie was there as well I often say she is our adopted “sister” because we always include her in everything too it was and always is enjoyable to be with my siblings I know the older I get the…