Category Archives: Miscellaneous Musings

From bliss to bedlam and back again

Day One of Two

This morning was my first shadowing experience at the local hospital. Just as I’d thought, I was on my feet all day. If I pursue work as a Patient Care Assistant I’ll definitely invest in a couple pairs of shoes … Continue reading

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Friday the 13th

I am having a wonderful day! I attended an afternoon meeting at my son’s preschool on facilitating parental involvement in school beginning in Pre-K through high school. Afterwards, I had a lovely chat with my son’s teacher, Mrs. B, the … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

It’s 2012. For the past couple months I’ve been journaling old school in notebooks but I figured it was time to get back to blogging. So here I am. I spent the last week and half of November and the … Continue reading

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Willfullness or Lack Thereof

As I glance at my last post which was two months ago I can’t believe I’ve been away from my blog for this long. Typical of just about anything I’ve stepped away from for more than a couple days, I’m … Continue reading

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The Comfort & Joy of Laundry

My son and my husband are at the barber this afternoon getting long overdue haircuts for both. In a couple of weeks my son and I will be traveling down South to visit with my father and his side of … Continue reading

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It Takes a Village

I find myself yet again beginning with a quote passed along from someone else, in this case my Aunt Alice (AA) who reminded me during her most recent visit that “It takes a village” to raise a child. And boy … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Ironies

“Every morning lean thine arms awhile upon the windowsill of Heaven and gaze upon the Lord. Then, with that vision in thy heart, turn strong to meet the day.” Ah, yes. A gentle reminder on this breezy, sunny, exquisitely cool … Continue reading

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It’s a Tough Job

And nobody ever said it was going to be easy. Being a parent, being a Mom, is the most challenging role of my life. I had no idea of what I was getting into, mercifully so, because had I even … Continue reading

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To Write or Not to Write

I’ve noticed in the last couple of weeks that I have not had the drive to sit at the keyboard and write, and not just the blog, but emails, notes, etc. I’d like to blame it on the sporadically hot … Continue reading

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Real Life is NOT Debt-Free

The title of today’s post is courtesy of my dear friend and fellow mom of a preschooler plus 2, Lorelai (who I hope likes the blog name I’ve chosen for her by the way). And she is absolutely right. Real … Continue reading

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