Monthly Archives: June 2011

Drawing the line

At what point do you give up the notion of reading the Sunday paper? Or Monday’s and Tuesday’s? If you have been holding on to them and it’s Thursday, is it OK to let it go? I love reading the … Continue reading

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Tick Tock

The countdown seems to be going faster and items on the TO DO list keep getting checked off. Beer? Dominic is helping us get that. Silverware rolling? Beth and Carmen are helping with that. Flowers? Ugh. Still working on flowers. … Continue reading

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Thank you berry much

The girls and I had a visitor for dinner last night. Their Aunt Sue wanted to come join us for some quiet time before the wedding. It was a wonderful evening filled with stories, a craft project, and good friends. … Continue reading

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Whew. Thought it was going to be Thursday. Had prayed that it wouldn’t be Sunday. That would have been really hard to deal with considering the color I am wearing and the Manno “curse”. Ah, the realities of what becomes … Continue reading

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Building my house on solid ground

You know the saying when something “fell through the cracks”? In the last 36 hours, I’ve started to have the feeling that there are as many cracks in my life as solid ground. It is throwing me for a loop. First, … Continue reading

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Welcoming them back

The girls had been with their Dad all last week, so we were looking forward to having them back in the house.  Curtis and I had been talking for weeks about how we would tell them the big surprise we … Continue reading

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Pleasant surprises

Yesterday was a great day. We got some projects off the list at home. Curt’s family surprised us with a wedding shower at my favorite restaurant, Nicollinis in Boardman (seriously, Cleveland-area friends, it is worth the hour drive), and a men’s … Continue reading

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