Monthly Archives: October 2012

Couldn’t have said it better myself

I usually clean out the girls’ backpacks at the end of the school week to make sure I don’t miss anything important or leave a pb&j sandwich in the bottom for three days. Trust me when I say that isn’t … Continue reading

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Still learning

He came back from Colorado over two weeks ago and soon afterwards four canvas tarps were hanging on our back fence. No explanation from the Country Boy, so I did what comes naturally – tried to figure it out for myself. Maybe … Continue reading

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What happens on a long walk on a windy day

Riley has been loving life lately. I picked up an audio book the last time I was at the library, so our walks together have been much longer lately as I became more absorbed in my book. He doesn’t mind … Continue reading

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Top Chef Country Boy Style

The Country Boy’s work schedule has been such that we really don’t get much time with him until the weekend. For the most part, we are managing fairly well, and that’s mainly because the lawn only needs to be cut … Continue reading

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Falling to pieces

It has been over a year since the great flood of 2011. As a family, we’ve been able to recover from that experience and the evidence of it has faded. However, you may not have realized that an entire community … Continue reading

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That Feeling…

That feeling you have the day after the Super Bowl when your team loses…for the fourth time straight. That feeling you have the day after your team loses the World Series in game 7, after your league-leading closer blows the … Continue reading

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And a good morning to you, too

I love presents. Really, who wouldn’t love to get a present? An unexpected little something from someone you love. A way to know that you were in the thoughts of someone else. Presents. Lovely presents. Feel good mementos and doodads. … Continue reading

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