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.

How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

I have taken a ton of classes over the years.  Many of the classes were just to gain extra knowledge in a specific area.  The funny thing about me is that I never received an actual degree for anything. To this day, I still feel that having that piece of paper hanging on a wall … Continue reading How To Know If You Are A LEARN-A-HOLIC?

Top 5 Ways I Beat My Holiday Blues.

Just when you thought it was safe to start hanging all the decorations, it hits- The Holiday blues.  They get me every year about this time.  I always start out so excited going into Halloween.  I make most of my gifts all year long, then around Halloween I start wrapping them up.  After that, Thanksgiving … Continue reading Top 5 Ways I Beat My Holiday Blues.

Are Small Towns Just Big Families?

I was at our local Walmart the other day. It was about mid-morning, and I was in no rush. I got to the checkout aisles, and there was only one checker available (they are trying to push us into the automated ones – yuck!). I was just about ready to start unloading when a weathered … Continue reading Are Small Towns Just Big Families?

Will You Wear Purple Now?

I stopped making big bedspread size works years ago.  I would find the colors I liked, or that I thought a friend/loved one would like.  Then I would spend months crochet or knit it together.  When done, everyone seemed under-whelmed. Yes, they were grateful, but the darn thing had exhausted me from completing (or even … Continue reading Will You Wear Purple Now?