I AM THE NEW FACE OF WHAT?

My sister and I have started keeping notes when we are into our Friday Night Cups (in our case-Bottles). The first reason was very sensible – to do list. We keep thinking of things that we forgot that still need to be done (because any size farm is never-ending chores). A tornado can throw you … Continue reading I AM THE NEW FACE OF WHAT?

Where And How Did His Parents Grow Up?

Some of you may find this post, not to your liking.  Please understand that this is not a one-on-one attack or anything so simple.  I am trying to understand what causes this type of behavior? When I first watched the video clip I did not see kids or races or hats, I saw a very … Continue reading Where And How Did His Parents Grow Up?

WHY DOES IT SEEM SO EASY?

I used to work for our local Housing Authority (yep a Government job – eek). I started in the winter of 2000 and left in the spring of 2011. Not that long but, trust me, long enough. When I started, I had no Grandparents raising Grandkids. When I left, I had dozens raising their Grandkids. … Continue reading WHY DOES IT SEEM SO EASY?

WHAT DO YOU HANG ON TO AND WHY?

What (if anything) do you hang on to?  I have a ton of memories, but (even after the fire) I have only a few physical mementos.  One of the greatest treasures I have is a couple of letters that were sent between my mom and my Aunt Elaine. I know it’s hard for some of … Continue reading WHAT DO YOU HANG ON TO AND WHY?

I DID NOT CHECK THAT BOX!

It’s been an interesting year; I will give it that: Kid-a-geddon March and April. Tornado apocalypse July (still working on clean up/fix up from that) Death of a beloved older sister (unexpected). (October – just one week before her birthday) Grandson's nose bleeds from hell. (October into November) Grandson middle of the night seizures – … Continue reading I DID NOT CHECK THAT BOX!

IS THE NEW THING WORKING?

Last week Friday 9/7/18 (grandson’s birthday so I would remember) was just my first day at trying to switch out my coffee for green tea.  Here are the things that I have already noticed: I have been battling my first kid came home from school cold, and it’s been an ugly one. The worst part … Continue reading IS THE NEW THING WORKING?

I FIGURED OUT MY SECRET!

I have been asked so many times over my 50+ years, how do I manage to stay happy and keep going?  The last four years I have been struggling with the answer to this question.  While driving my Grandson to another Therapy appointment, I came upon the answer:  DON’T DWELL!    I began thinking about … Continue reading I FIGURED OUT MY SECRET!

“Darcy, We’re Not In Kansas – Yet” – or The Tornado Trip

Well, those of you have been following me should know enough about my past to know there is damage.  The fire of 2014 was the worst.  July 29, 2018, comes in a pretty close second – F2 Tornado. The whole trip was wicked.  We have a huge living room window that I judge when it … Continue reading “Darcy, We’re Not In Kansas – Yet” – or The Tornado Trip

Happiness is where you find it – NOT!

You can look till you are blue in the face and you will not find it – you have to choose to make it! I can say this because this is what I do, I choose to be happy. There are tons of thing on any given day that will force you to be the … Continue reading Happiness is where you find it – NOT!

How Did This Happen?

Sneaky sisters and exercise tactics.