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Sleepover Tonight
Sunday, October 20, 2019      5 comments

I am having our wee grandbaby for a sleepover tonight. It means a 2 a.m. feeding which is just fine with me as it will mean an extra cuddle. My son-in-law is a plumber and tomorrow he has to winterize several island cottages. His dad takes hi... Read more
Yakety Yak
Wednesday, October 16, 2019      4 comments

My husband asked jokingly yesterday if the phone was permanently attached to my ear. I had the loveliest and somewhat long chat with my daughter-in-law. That was followed very shortly thereafter with an equally nice (and long) conversation wit... Read more
A Wonderful Time With Family
Monday, October 14, 2019      4 comments

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving yesterday. The grandkids range in age from 14 to 4 months. The deep fried turkey that our son did was so good! My son-in-law said it was the best turkey he has every eaten & I laughed and reminded him of all the... Read more
Thanksgiving Dinner Today
Sunday, October 13, 2019      6 comments

My son and daughter-in-law are hosting Thanksgiving today. I am so excited at the thought of having the whole family together! We will have our son, daughter-in-law, three grandsons, our daughter, son-in-law and baby granddaughter and my siste... Read more
Forgive My Rant!
Wednesday, September 11, 2019      5 comments

My daughter had her first baby three months ago and just received an order of baby items from Bed Bath & Beyond. Their insensitivity is appalling! They included a sample diet bar with her order. Do they assume that all new mothers are overwei... Read more
Tuesday, May 07, 2019      5 comments

Ouch! My poor nose....I was cutting grass with the riding lawnmower for the first time this season. I thought that I was far enough from a fallen tree branch but apparently I was not. As I pushed it out of the way it came back with a vengeanc... Read more
Baby Shower
Saturday, April 27, 2019      8 comments

I went to a baby shower for my daughter today. It was held at the community center in the small village where she lives. It was such a fun afternoon. I got to meet so many of her friends that I knew by name only. She received so many beautif... Read more
Celebrate the Little Things
Friday, April 26, 2019      6 comments

I have been spending a lot of time visiting one of my girlfriends. I have blogged about her stage four brain cancer and how hard she has been fighting it. We have the best visits over a cup of tea and talk about anything and everything. It is... Read more
Oh Baby!
Wednesday, April 24, 2019      8 comments

With just five weeks until our granddaughter is expected, I broke out my sewing machine. I am a novice sewer, so I must really give thanks for my sister-in-law who is an exquisite seamstress! More importantly, I need to give thanks that she wa... Read more
Family & Friends
Saturday, April 13, 2019      4 comments

Today has been a very good day. I have spoken to my daughter, my sister, and my sister-in-law. I also made the time to visit my childhood friend who is quite ill. We are determined to make the most of the time we have together. On an entirel... Read more
That Didn't Go As Planned
Wednesday, April 10, 2019      5 comments

I was so excited yesterday to spend a day sewing baby blankets, and sleep sacks etc. But it didn't go to plan. My darling sister-in-law was going to help me as I am still a bit of a novice and she is a very skilled seamstress. We spent the mo... Read more
Busy Trails
Sunday, April 07, 2019      6 comments

The weather today was lovely. Although there was no sun, the temperature was in the double digits and we were able to ditch the winter coats and go for spring jackets. Pure heaven! We went walking along the river trails and they were alive wi... Read more
Tea & Long Talks
Saturday, April 06, 2019      3 comments

I wrote in a previous blog about my life-long friend who has stage four brain cancer. We had such a lovely afternoon yesterday as we sat and chatted over tea. There was a sense of tranquility and peace to our visit that belongs only to old frie... Read more
Enough of my Complaining
Thursday, April 04, 2019      6 comments

I feel guilty for complaining yesterday. I have a lot to be happy about. Our granddaughter will arrive in another 8 weeks. We bought a 2nd hand crib yesterday and need to figure out how to assemble it today. We also need to shift bedroom fur... Read more
Losing Motivation
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      5 comments

I have been losing my motivation much more quickly than I have been losing weight. The last week found me wanting to snack and not wanting to exercise which surprised me because I have been doing really well for so long now. I suppose depressi... Read more

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