Happy Birthday to My Angel Momma

Yesterday would have been my mother’s 61st birthday if she were still with us on the earth.  Her birthday is always a little tough, even though I try to think about the wonderful memories I have of her and the good times we had together.  But after 21 birthdays without her here, those vivid memories had sadly faded some, but the pain of her being gone is still just as fresh as ever.  So, I tried to keep busy, and that’s easy these days with the kids, the household, et cetera, and I made her favorite cake, pineapple upside down … Continue reading Happy Birthday to My Angel Momma

My Baby Boy Turned TWO Last Week! Can you Believe It?!?

I can’t believe it…my sweet baby boy turned two years old last week! You know, it seems like just yesterday I was carrying him in my belly, and I could feel him kick me when I  stopped moving.  He loved movement, and let me tell you, it was a good prediction on my part, that he would be love movement outside the womb, too.  As an infant, he loved to be rocked, danced with, walked, and put in  the swing at times.  And now, he loves to move, run, climb stairs, crawl, and try to do everything his big sisters … Continue reading My Baby Boy Turned TWO Last Week! Can you Believe It?!?

How my life changed three years ago…

Three very short years ago, today, which actually seems like an eternity ago now, another lifetime, I awoke (well, I don’t think I really slept that night) at about three in the morning. At the time, I was staying with my parents. They got up early with me and we had a nice breakfast. If I recall correctly, scrambled eggs, a lightly toasted cinnamon raisin english muffin with a touch of butter, and sausage. We ate together quickly and got to work put the last bits of my important possessions into my little Chevy Cruze that was parked in the … Continue reading How my life changed three years ago…