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Back to schedule
Monday, September 21, 2020      11 comments

DD1 having a snack with Little Miss All seems to be well so I'm getting back to my previously scheduled life! ... Read more
My duties are done (I'm a phone call away)
Sunday, September 20, 2020      11 comments

DD1 went home with her brood after spending 5 days under Mom's care. After all, as she told her dad, "I'm a mom, I miss my kids and husband. I want to sleep in my own bed. I have to show them I can do this." They all trampled in after socce... Read more
Inheriting personalities
Friday, September 18, 2020      10 comments

You know the phrase "The apple doesn't fall far from the tree"? I'm dealing with DH's doppelganger. Me: Do you want xyz? Her: Maybe Me: Are you hungry? Her: I'm not sure. Me: Do you want to get up? Her: I think so. Ask her h... Read more
Still providing care
Wednesday, September 16, 2020      10 comments

Hello all interested in the daily happenings in my life! DD1 is very uncomfortable and very well cared for in my home with NO stairs. Her DH visited her today while Pop-pop watched the two scholars. Her DH was more Pollyannaish about her ... Read more
Quick note
Tuesday, September 15, 2020      11 comments

Just a quick note to say hi! SIL1 needed a bit of help so I was there at 7. He's working from home and had big meetings. I'm sitting in the playroom outside the boys' rooms listening to them attend school. Not going so well for the litt... Read more
DD1 does fine, I remove my monitor and the world still turns like I like it to do.
Monday, September 14, 2020      14 comments

I dropped her off at 5:30 this morning and kissed her good luck. Funny to see my kid sauntering out of the car, backpack on her back, ponytail in her hair and entering a new scary place. Like a surreal "first day of school"! ... Read more
Sunday, September 13, 2020      14 comments

I'm wearing out my name. Painting the shed trim. Covering/dismantling the pool. Cleaning...major scrubbed the grill after the grease catcher caught fire. Oops, my bad. I love baking soda. Back at the gym 2 days last week plus one d... Read more
Backatit. Gyms are open in NJ!
Wednesday, September 09, 2020      12 comments

Hellooooo, gym! DH and I ventured in this morning to test the system and I got what I expected. emoticon To... Read more
My inner Dr Doolittle
Monday, September 07, 2020      14 comments

If I could talk to the animals... emoticon I'd tell the squirrels to quit trying to hide walnuts in my BBQ gr... Read more
Passing on an outdoor job.
Saturday, September 05, 2020      12 comments

I seriously thought about keeping it open into later September as the days were looking so warm. Ah, but the nights are not! The temperature has dropped dramatically and if my heart wasn't stopping on it's own, it would be in the cold water! So,... Read more
When it rains I bring multiple umbrellas
Thursday, September 03, 2020      12 comments

DH and I played a card game with the newly minted 10 year old. Zeus on the Loose. emoticon Boy was it fun... Read more
Taking care of each other
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      13 comments

After being horribly in the dumps for a few days, I found something to keep me busy. When I made calls for my 97 YO neighbor to get her gutters cleaned, I was disheartened. One company wanted over $500. Another promised me the moon and didn't ... Read more
September already?
Tuesday, September 01, 2020      12 comments

September first! emoticon I'm wearing my latest in cardiac jewelry for the next 2 weeks; dang it's itchy. I f... Read more
Twice disturbed
Sunday, August 30, 2020      14 comments

Who says these things? "an unstable niece, who was now rightfully shunned, scorned and mocked her entire life" 'Not MY president' in a tweet about his niece. How can anyone respect a man who thinks shunning, scorning and mocking i... Read more
Friday, August 28, 2020      12 comments

We're anticipating the greatly reduced effects of Laura tonight and tomorrow, could use the rain. My trash find was a disappointment. While the doors are really nice, they don't work in our tracks; totally wrong. Unfortunately my neighbor d... Read more

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