Breast Cancer Hits Home

  About month ago I shared a blog about waiting.  What I didn’t share was the story behind the blog. Today, I am going to tell you the beginning of a story that is still unfolding. On August 13th, I was picking out backsplash tile, minding my own life when I had to take a…

Life Lesson: Don’t Be A Quitter

House Update:  I am going to be honest.  There have been a few hours this week, maybe days, that I wanted to throw in the towel. I was ready to put a for sale sign in the front yard, pack my bags, and go live in an apartment across the street.  The whole picking out…

Joy

Sunshine & Sarcasm, Lowi & G

Life Lesson: Books And Memories

If you have read our blog for very long you know that we have a few things that we LOVE to talk about: MY kids, ALL OF OUR pets and books. We have a passion for books that can sometimes be referred to as an addiction.  I feel like that is a little harsh considering the fact…

Life Lesson: Say Yes

  Yesterday, I watched as my dog looked around the family room for a comfortable place to land.  This is a normal routine after we walk and she has had a nice long drink of cool water.  Most of the time she jumps up on the sofa and paws at the pillows until she turns…

Life Lesson: Stay Out of It

When you become a parent you think you will do things in a certain way.  Over time you adapt to the fact that life is crazy and you either drive your self insane trying to control things, you learn to roll with it or, if you are like us, you tumble through the insanity while…