Maybe We Eat Out Too Much

Baby Boomer Parents to Millennial Teens. While Many of our friends are retired, We’re still slogging along with All the Balls in the Air. Full Time Work. Mid-School Kid. High School Kid Ballet Classes. Homework. House Chores. Yard Work. Pets. Laundry. Grocery Shopping. Costco Runs. Making Lunches. Cooking Meals. Did I Forget Anything? You Get […]

A Wink Back at a Wish

Make a Wish Foundation. A Stellar Organization that is the Ultimate Creator of Magic. A Healing Magic for the Soul of the Child and the Family. This Year’s Fundraiser included Miss Doodle as the Keynote Speaker. And Dancer. Enough Funds were raised to Continue Granting Wishes. Some Winks of a Special Evening. A Special Evening […]

Lumps of Clay Make Magic

This Story Begins with a Box of Clay and a Desire to Spend Time Together. And This Guy as Inspiration. Our Thackery. We Begin by Molding an Armature of Paper, Cardboard and Tape. This is Going to Be Larger Than Life. Now the Fun Part. Adding the Clay. Lump by Lump. School Clay is So […]

When is it Spring?

Now. Of Course. But Shoot, I Almost Missed It. Work has been Intense. Long, Long Hours. Up in the Dark. Home in the Dark. Lunch without Windows. Dark. But Surprisingly Productive. That’s All Good. But…No Time to Catch My Breath and See Spring. Until We Spent a Sunday Lunch at a Teppan Grill Decked Out […]

Family Day…Ten Years of Surprises

Family Day. The Day an Adopted Child Finds Their Forever Family. A Celebration of Being Together. Being Loved. For Us, a Table for 4. Morning Celebrations are Perfect as the Sun Peeks Up Over the Mountain. Table Set with Sparkles and Silliness. Cinnamon Rolls Smell as Sweet as Warm Family Hugs. At Each Place Setting, […]

F-21’s Make Me Blue…

Roses are Red. Washing Machine F-21 Codes Make Me Blue. Mr. Doodle You-Tubed a Solution… Happy Valentine’s Day to Me and to You! Silliness in the Early Morning. A Bit of Sugar to Celebrate. Hand Made Cards filled with Love. Early Morning Hearts and Flowers Party. Sending Happy Valentine’s Day Magic to You!

Don’t You Just Love February?!

Ahh, February. Shortest Month of the Year. Yet Loaded with the Most Holidays! Of Course, I’ve been working my Butt Off which is why you haven’t heard from me lately…But it’s All Good and We’re Here in the Middle of February! February is a Great Time for Early Yard Clean Up for Spring. The Groundhog […]