Christmas Trees Costco Style

Christmas and Making Memories.  Memories to Hold On to Forever. Finding the Perfect Tree is a Special Christmas Memory. I would love to Fill Our Girls with the Memory of Traveling to the Jemez Mountains to Trudge through the Snow to Chop Down Our Tree. Dressed in Down and Furry Hats.  Hiking Boots and Wooly […]

The Magic ER Tree…A True Story

The Security Doors Fling Open and We Swoosh Inside. White glaring lights illuminate the scene of constant movement. The Pediatric ER.  Yes.  We are here again. 10:00 PM…22:00 in Hospital Time.  A Tuesday. Perhaps a Stomach Bug.  But Perhaps Something More.  No Fever.  Good.  Nausea with Belly Pain.  Yes. Vitals.  Monitor Hook Ups.  The Sliding […]

Over the River and Through the Woods…

Colorado-bound.  Traveling to Visit Family for Thanksgiving. Our First Venture of 2017 after the Craziness of Hospitals and Infusions and Home Nurse Visits. We Have So Much to be Thankful For. I know this Post is Late.  Very Late.  I’m Tired.  Work is Stressful and Busy. The Girls have School and Ballet.  Mr. Doodle has […]

A Time for Thanksgiving

The Holidays and Hallmark.  Wow. When I was a Kid, My All-Time Favorite Career Goal was to be a Card Designer for Hallmark. Or Work at Disney.  No, it was definitely Hallmark. This was Way, Way Before the Hallmark Channel and these Crazy Hallmark Christmas Movies.   I Sat Down One Night after a Very […]

Say It With Your Vote

Enough Wringing of Hands and Gnashing of Teeth. Election Day.  Vote.  It’s That Simple. In this City, We Have a Mayoral Race.  From a Sea of 8 Candidates…2 Remain. This is a Run Off Election. I Found the Polling Place. Voting is in an Ancient Building Now Used to Archive City Records. The Building Looks […]

Guy Fawkes…American-Style

Remember, Remember the 5th of November. England.  1605.  13 young men planned to blow up the Houses of Parliament. Among them was Guy Fawkes…Britain’s most notorious traitor. A Snippet of British History After Queen Elizabeth I died in 1603, English Catholics who had been persecuted under her rule had hoped that her successor, James I, […]

I’d Love to Draw You

3 Minutes. Take a Seat. Look at Me. I Always Begin with the Eyes. Windows to the Soul. If I Get the Eyes, I Capture the Whole Person. In Black Marker on White Paper. Colored Markers for the Zing. Done. Next. And So It Went. 4 Hours.  Non-Stop. A School Fundraiser.  The Fall Festival. Drawing […]

Sage Advice for a New Teen Driver

This is a Sponsored Post.  All Words are My Own. Can it be Possible? Wasn’t I Just Buckling Her Into a Car Seat? Positioning Her Directly Behind the Driver Seat Where I can Watch Her Every Move. So She Would Always be Safe. A Properly Installed Car Seat is Key to Your Child’s Safety and […]

Finally, WordPress Help for Non-Computer Geeks

When Blogging, I am Learning that a Degree in Computers Would be Very Helpful. A Law Degree…Not So Much. Lately I’ve Had Computer Issues and at a Total Loss on How to Fix. The Blog Stayed Silent. I tried Google research but the Issues Were Too Big for My Feeble Computer Knowledge. In Despair, I […]

Make a Wish

A Little Update. The Doctor Appointment Mid-Point through the Treatment. Mid-Point in this Scary, but We’re Doing This Saga. Autoimmune Disease.  I can barely spell the word, let alone deal with all its trappings. But We’re Doing This.  And All Her Charts and  Numbers Look Excellent. And We Have Been a Team.  Doctors.  Hospital.  School.  […]