Tag Archives: Life

From the top of the driveway

We emptied a container of salsa during dinner this evening.  As I was walking back from the recycling bin at the top of our driveway, I stopped and looked down the drive, my eyes traveling the road leading away.  I … Continue reading

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Diarrhea and Diabetes

It started with an arm fart.  You know the noise.  The one that is produced when lips blow onto the skin of the arm close to or on the crook of the elbow. It was a juicy one.  Produced by … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – 10

Yesterday Cody turned ten. The big one zero. The full two hands. Double digits. Wow. Every year, I go back and reread the first post I wrote about his birthday and every year it gives me chills.  Those of you … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Taking Flight

Before the Arizona rains came and the boys did this, we saved a morning dove from much distress and perhaps even an early death. Husband and the boys had taken the dogs for a walk while I stayed home and … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Suddenly Spring

After loosing all its leaves during a cold spell, our Mesquite tree finally got the message that it is Spring. Sasha plays peek-a-boo. And I enjoy some New Age (my new favorite warm weather wine (and lets face it, it … Continue reading

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Smooth Talkin’ Seven Year Old

I am not one to splurge, especially on myself.  But today, I did.  It wasn’t much of a splurge as far as splurges go, but it made me very happy and it was inexpensive.  It was a bracelet, four stretchy … Continue reading

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Duck (s)! and Green Hats

When we moved into our house last year, the swimming pool came complete with three ducks, two of which were real and one was of the plastic top, floating chlorine tablet holder variety.  After a week or so, the real … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Zombies and Robo-Sharks

It was the quarantine.  Or maybe the robo-sharks. It could even have been the intensive laser testing.  Whatever it was, it has kept me from gaining access to my computer for the past two months, from blogging. It was most … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Seahawks, Root Beer, and Cooking with a Cat

Carter decorated our house for the Seahawks game today.  You can thank us for the win. Tonight is also the much anticipated First Annual Root Beer Taste Off.  The taste off is the brain child of Cody, who happens to … Continue reading

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Lay off the Candy, Alice Cooper!

Husband and I were having a conversation at the dinner table tonight about a band that we are going to see with some friends next month.  The band, Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers (the lead singer was in the band … Continue reading

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