Renewing Mercies…A Little Each Day

Starting over from scratch…sorta

How Do You Measure a Month?


This is a tough one to write.  So much information to cram into what I hope will not put you to sleep.  Under no advisement, I have determined that I will bullet point now and elaborate in future blogs.  Hold on tight, ’cause here we gooooooo! Read the rest of this entry »

Water Park – 2014


What I could talk about is how many super fun and kid friendly water parks and play areas are in Colorado Springs, but I won’t…because we keep having one in my house! Read the rest of this entry »

I’m Only Doing What’s Best For You


We’ve all heard those words, right? From our parents, from our favorite TV parents, from other people’s parents…I didn’t just make that up right?  Parenting is HARD…dear God it’s effin hard.  Um, yeah, it’s hard. Read the rest of this entry »

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What’s The Matter With Job?


There’s tons of stuff milling around in my mind.  Nearly, a year after the Waldo Canyon Fire, here we are in the midst of the Black Forest fire.  Several friends are in mandatory evacuation areas, even more in pre-evacuation or voluntary evacuation zones.  There’s a haze of smoke every day.  The news is focused on the fire 24/7 and you really can’t help but pay attention to what’s going on.  Aircraft transporting water and slurry overhead to aid the fight. Read the rest of this entry »

And The Beat Goes On


5/3/13 …We’re nearing the home stretch folks.  The basement is 99.5% completed and the kitchen is 65% completed.  And they look AWESOME…so freakin’ awesome I can’t stand it.  I just want to stand around and look at the prettiness amidst the unfinishedness and dream of how pretty it really is, and forget how expensive it is becoming.

We’ve finally moved most of everything back into the basement. Read the rest of this entry »

Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your….Ka-Chow!


Have you met my daughter?  She LOVES Lightening McQueen.  If there is a toy that my children fight over with any consistency, it has something to do with either Lightening McQueen or Mater. Read the rest of this entry »

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As promised in my New Year’s Resolution post, I will now post pictures, likely accompanied by some complaining, possibly little to no swearing (I’m in a weird mood).  Just to update, I have swept the floor more often.  I petted the dog today.  I do not have chipping finger or toenail polish on…and we have yet to run out of paper towels and it is now April.  This is not an April Fools joke, it’s all the truth. Read the rest of this entry »

The Drama for This Mama


And now the continuing story of a quack who’s gone to the dogs… Read the rest of this entry »

The Water Feature


What a long, long, long ass couple of weeks it’s been.  February 24th was our 6th anniversary.  We went out to dinner AND a movie on Saturday night, pawned our children off on their godparents for 24 hours and had planned to go to Denver on Sunday and do lunch and the Science and Nature museum.  Snow put a hold on that idea, but we still hung out together, did lunch in town, and as is normal for American couples…spent some time at Home Depot. Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to Year #7


Twelve years ago I started writing a book.  Not the book you might think, I started writing to my husband.  At the time I had no idea who he was, all I really knew was who he wasn’t.  And so, I started writing to him. Read the rest of this entry »

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