End of day thoughts. And a silly poem.

Sinus Cacophony by Sheila Dougal Should be sweet voice Soft child speak Should be jolly laughs Make smiles peak But throbbing face Every sound creates Sinus Cacophony  And that's about all I can muster today folks.  The sinus headache is in full force today.  Despite it's stabbing, throbbing anger, I really enjoyed every minute of... Continue Reading →

An Unlikely 23 Years

 Wedding Day- Sept.4, 1993Connor's birthday- April 1, 2003During our first separation and pregnancy with Ryland- November 2004Seeking a new start in Arizona all together- October 2005 Second separation March 2010Still together on a desert trail- Spring 2015Today has been a tough day, emotionally.Twenty three years ago today I made a vow before God and about 100... Continue Reading →

Yeah, I’m sitting here playing

I have been sitting here playing around with my blog.  My abandoned blog.  Turkey is in the oven.  Our turkey is farm-raised, free-range from my neighbor across the alley. I watched her grow.  The neighbor did the dirty work and traded me 3 loaves of soap for this beauty of a turkey. Of course, my tried... Continue Reading →

More Roadtrip Thoughts

Not much time for blog posts on a road trip vacation like this. From the time we reach my sister's in Redding till we leave Roseburg to head back for our long drive home to AZ, the days are packed full of visiting family.We're in Roseburg now, got here late Saturday night. The family worlds... Continue Reading →

Anticipation

(Pics from last year's Oregon trip)We spent almost the entire day at the new house but never managed to see much of each other. The boys were out on the back half of the acre most of the day either digging for treasure, shooting at ant hills with the BB gun, or chasing each other... Continue Reading →

Just Passin’ Through

It's been a full four days.Thursday morning started in AZ at 3am and ended in OR at 11pm.  Friday I decorated a reception hall with friends of my mom's for her wedding reception and drove with my sister and her family to visit my dad an hour away.  By the time we got back to... Continue Reading →

Second living of the past few weeks

I have been planning our yearly summer trip to Oregon, trying to keep a semblance of order yet keep the vacation in our summer break, doing the daily things that keep a home running and in the back of my mind through it all I have blog posts going through my brain. Smile. Sigh.Time budgeting... Continue Reading →

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