Category Archives: Family

He’s Dead.

Last week I found out my father is dead.  He didn’t die last week or even last month.  He’s been dead for quite some time.  March 30th of this year, to be exact.  I found out because my mother has … Continue reading

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Big Enough for Ballet

  Last week Abby started tap/ballet class.  I enrolled her in Tiny Toes.  It’s a dance school for kids ages 18 months to 5 years.  She was so exited to go.  Abby is one of those kids that is always … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Ice Cream!

Recently I was visiting with my husband’s side of the family.  They had rented a cabin in Thurmont, Maryland and had taken a brief vacation away from their normal lives.  When I arrived on the last day they were about … Continue reading

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Flies, Kids, and Fathers Day.

As I posted earlier, I had to work open to close on Mother’s Day due to a lot of unavailability by fellow coworkers.  So I decided that Father’s Day would be different.  I managed to get the day off.  Kirk (my … Continue reading

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The Autism Wow Factor

I read a post by a fellow blogger today on the blog Slam Dunks that made me want to write this today.  I encourage you to read her latest post entitled Dancing With Shadows.  In it she describes her son with … Continue reading

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Multi-tasking Our Wedding Anniversary

I hate having all of my friends dispersed across the country!  I was recently discussing this with one of my closer friends who is still at least a 2 1/2 hour drive north in PA.  She too felt as if … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day – A Thank You

Due to working in retail and being a manager, I had to work open to close this Mother’s Day.  I saw my kids for maybe 1 hour total.  This SUCKED because I don’t spend as much time with them as … Continue reading

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