giving thanks

I tend to complain and I often feel like I hate my job But I do have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving and always. I have healthy happy children who all have someone to go home to every single night. I have five healthy beautiful grandchildren who are all gifts from my…

oldies

I am sitting here in my den, listening to oldies. Right now “Stairway to Heaven” is on. I so love oldies. And it doesn’t even have to be old time rock and roll, although that is my favorite type of music to listen to. I also love to listen to old country songs. a lot…

funny to me

You know I’ve lived in Iowa my entire life and actually love winter. What is funny to me is I am the only one in my family that has to shovel snow as part of my job. No one else does and even though I was just outside shoveling snow for the past hour and…

where am I?

Whatever happened to me?  Where in the hell did I go? I use to be so passionate, vivacious and raring to go. Now I feel like the life has been sucked out of me. I exist. I am a robot moving from one day to the next. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not like I…

ipad versus nook hd

So I now have an ipad and I love it with a few exceptions. Certain games my grandchildren want to play on it they can’t But with the nook hd they can’t play any games at all. The ipad doesn’t have the layout for my favorite pages like the nook does. I can get to…

Sitting on go……..

I woke up this morning feeling pretty damn good health wise. Since getting out in these freezing temperatures and breathing in that ice cold air I have been having coughing fits. Coughing so hard I am gagging. This is not fun at all. I have thought about going home but tell myself to toughen it…

Back issues

Good Lord I am in pain today. It literally hurts to walk today. Damn. The pinched nerves are really kicking in. On a different note it is starting to feel like winter outside. And while it Is November 6th, it hasn’t felt like it weather wise. But it does today.

November, the month to be thankful

Day 1- November 1st  (granted I am three days late, but bear with me) I am thankful on this first day for my Gracious Heavenly Father and the love I feel He has for me with every breath I take Day 2- November 2nd. I am thankful on this second day for my five beautiful…

change of habit

so while I am at work with a lot of time to think, I have discovered that I need to make some changes in my life. Habits I have picked up through the years I now have to change and or give up one is spending money for no other reason then because I want…

plastic on windows, rearranging my den…..and grandchildren

Here it is Saturday afternoon, one day off already gone (if you count that I get home from work at three every afternoon) My husband finished putting plastic on the windows for the winter cold, and I have rearranged my den again. we weren’t supposed to get Keira and Kayla tonight but my son asked…