Would You Go Over the Edge?

I Work in a Building on the Almost Top Floor, From Monday through Friday and Sometimes Days More. In this Building So High, I get the Job Done, Up in My Tower, Away from the Sun. Important Work happens inside, On that you can Bet, But on One Day the Building Goes Crazy, Mark the […]

A Crack of Dawn to Dusky Dusk Celebration

A Milestone Birthday.  A Time of Celebration. A Before-the-Sun-Up Breakfast Party Complete with a Treasure Hunt is Perfect. Early.  Yes.  Sleepy Heads all around.  But Ramped Up with a Hunt for Treasure. Oatmeal.  Flaky Croissants.  With a Side of Donuts. 🙂 I Have Come to Realize that in a Family, Doing Something Two Times Creates […]

A Meeting with Angels

It’s Been Said that You Meet Angels in the Most Unexpected Places. Always at Unexpected Times.  But Angels always Come When You Need Them Most. On a Quiet Saturday Morning, Miss Doodle and I Met a Trio of Angels. Yes.  Not One Angel, but Three. These Angels were In a Tiny Storefront Shoppe. But Let […]

Surprise!

A School Night.  Mid-Week. 8:00 Bedtime is Fast Approaching.   Good Night Sun. Everyone is Winding Down.  The Neighborhood Kids are Winding Down Too.  Sort of. 🙂 But Mom has a Little Surprise.  A Happy Back to School Surprise. Surprizamals! From the Beverly Hills Teddy Bear Company. This is a Sponsored Post.  But All Opinions […]

Making Tiny Cakes and Being Brave

Mid-School is Tough.  You Remember that Time, Right? A Best, Best Friend is Trying On Having a Boy as a Best, Best Friend and Everyone Else is Put Aside. On the Very First Day of School. We Talk About Being Brave and Staying True and All the Other Ways This Can be Handled.   And […]

Good Night Sun…Hello Moon!

Hello Solar Eclipse! A NASA Photo…Not Mine.  Very Cool, Right? Today.  About 11:15 to 12:15 Mountain Time.  Lunchtime. The Entire Experience will Last about 90 Minutes. We Sit in the 75% Eclipse Path.  Perhaps You have a Better View. The closest Total Eclipse Spot to Us is Casper, Wyoming…724 miles away. We Have to Stay […]

A Little Bit of Puppet Magic

  I Need Some Extra Magic To Complete This Week. Perhaps You Do Too. I Really Need a Hit of Some Silly Puppets.     Once Upon a Time…Not All that Long Ago.  Mr. Doodle and Miss Doodle and I Created a Public Access Television Show. A Puppet Show for Kids about Reading. We Did […]

Dining Out and Saving Money. It’s a Real Thing!

Our Staycation Summer Has Rolled to an Abrupt End. Today.  8AM.  School. In an Attempt to Make this Summer Special, We Made Dining Out an Event. Little Mini-Adventures Close to Home. To Stay Close to the Hospital and Doctors and All-Things Medical. And On That Front We’re Moving Forward to Getting Well.  Yes.  Thank You. […]

Court Chatter and Working Girls

Work Can Be Fun. And Fun Can Be Work. In the Wee Hours of the Morning and Late at Night… I Write and Tell Stories through Photos. Here.  On the Blog. During the Long Work Day… I Write and Tell Stories through Photos. Here.  In Court. Come On…I’ll Show You. Built in 2001, the Architecture […]

Making it Special to Get through the Hard Stuff

Family Meetings and Funerals. With Family Blending Thrown Into the Mix. Deep Sadness for All. An Important Meeting Needs to Happen to Decide How to Proceed. The Meeting Will Be At Our Home. But How to Gracefully Do All This…I Take a Lesson from My Mom. Serve Food.  Lots and Lots of Food. But Keep […]