Oy, The Things They Ask!

Sunday, after Mass. The 8-yo: “Mom, what’s an orgy?” Mom, after brief prayer to the Holy Spirit: “It’s a party where people go really wild and do bad things.” 8-yo: “Mom, are we going to have a snack later?” Sometimes I...

The (Forgotten) Paternal Instinct

Over the last few days, my head has been swirling with thoughts about fathers. My hubby being gone a lot these days for work and scoutmaster training, we’ve noticed a change in the boys that can only be remedied by some intensive daddy time. Which is why I took...

I’ve Had It! Converting to Mac

It’s about time I switched. This is the first time I’m able to blog in WEEKS!! My laptop is always at 100% CPU usage, it’s driving me crazy. Something that used to take 10 minutes to do now takes me 3 hours. This is our third Dell. Hubby’s on...

Thanksgiving and To-Dos

At the beginning of this week, my mind was all set to do a VENT post. As things turned out though, there was no time to do a vent post and instead I have time today to give thanks. What did I need to vent? Oh, the usual. What I thought of on Sunday as “financial...

Notes from the Journey

Just some musings through the past few weeks. Am on Day 40 of my “100 Days Offline (Mostly)”…. and surprise, surprise! I am still on “Day 2 Project” — our photo albums. I have finished SEVENTEEN photo albums so far, and I am 10...