Grade 8 Graduation

It is hard to believe but Kai is now a grade 8 graduate and on his way to high school in the fall.  While it seems like only yesterday that he was a chubby little toddler, we cannot deny that he has grown into a fine young man and a handsome one at that.   I […]

Life is What Happens

I think that on a good day maybe three people read my blog, and that has been pretty much fine by me as my primary reason for blogging is more about my personal expression and has much less to do with who will be reading it. I do make it public because I am comfortable […]

Saying Goodbye to A Dear Friend

  I always wanted a dog when I was a child but my parents refused.  They didn’t want the mess (dog hair, accidents etc)  or the responsibility.   Truth is that my dad would probably have loved a pet but my mother slammed the hammer down on this one.  My mom never had a pet of […]

Many Thanks – Spirits Up

I’ve contacted and thanked every contributor privately, but I  just wanted to publicly express my appreciation for the wonderful support we received for our Spirits Up project.   I have had the good fortune of meeting some decent, beautiful, kind people through this experience, which has actually been uplifting for me as well.   I […]

Cheer Up!

I have been in a slump the last couple of weeks which is why I have not posted much.  I’m not sad or  depressed but I am feeling lethargic and …well…blah. I think it is probably related to the long, drawn out winter we are  having this year.  I am for certain a person who […]

What if Tomorrow Were Never to Come?

My 11 year old son read my diary yesterday.   I have a journal that I keep beside my chair in the family room and it has never occurred to put it somewhere safe from his reach.   After all, he has never expressed any interest.  I am a very open person and I have no secrets […]