Category: family

But wait, there’s more…

When I wrote last Monday, I was coming to terms with life.  I was looking on the bright side.  I was maintaining a positive attitude. Everything is going to be fine.  Tough times come and they go.  Life is still good. By Tuesday, I was even making a gratitude list.  I managed about 20 things…

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Radljost

Radljost (noun, Icelandic) enough light to find your way by It would seem that I am raising a pretty smart kiddo. Last night she was my “radljost”. She often is. This was her response when I commented that I was old…when I felt old and tired and depressed.  She said it out loud in the…

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Advice for What It’s Worth…

There is no such thing as a simple wedding… Which makes sense because there is no such thing as a simple life (which doesn’t mean it’s a bad idea to work towards simplicity…I believe it’s called living in hopefulness) Simple and small weddings turn into large and complicated weddings because life tends to do the…

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Solid Ground

Hello. I’m still here.  And, believe it or not, I’ve been thinking about y’all a lot although I haven’t written. I haven’t written here that is.  I’ve composed many a blog in my head, but honestly haven’t been able to summon the energy to reach out into the world and share – thoughts, feelings or…

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I’m Still Here

Hello world. I’m still here…at home ignoring the piles of clutter, cobwebs and unwashed dishes. The laundry is caught up.  That’s me – always looking on the bright side. My sister’s recovery continues.  We’ve been watching lots and lots of British murder mystery shows on Netflix and a smattering of classics like Columbo and Rockford…

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That Post That Almost Wasn’t

I had a post all planned out in my head, but I don’t think that I can write it tonight.  I’m just “full” and “empty” at the same time.  Full of emotions and tiredness and stress and fear…empty of strength and optimism and energy. This month has been a long haul so far.  Some bad…

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