Born in winter, born to freeze

Fotor1111220950YHI learned something about myself today. I love those days.

We have had one heck of a weekend, because It was a dark and stormy night. And I mean the negative way. Beachless, sunless and fresh airless, we have hardly left the apartment, because It was a dark and stormy night.

But today, Monday morning, I’d had enough. If the weather was going to act like Europe… I was going to act like Europe. Come hell or high water. (more…)

Our sympathies to Aloha Kitty

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My mommy feelings started tingling when we heard tiny meowing outside the kitchen window. We had noticed the upstairs kids running around outside apparently very excited about something in the yard earlier, so I left the stove to go investigate. I opened our front door and just outside, looking up at me, was (more…)


Lives changing dreams changing lives


It’s an interesting time of your life, being a newlywed. You go from being single, the room of your future seems huge and hollow with white walls, floor and ceiling. Colorless. You have no idea what kind of images will be put on those white walls. Will they be white? Will the room always feel this hollow or will it be filled with voices of loved ones you haven’t even met yet?

Then you get married. And all of a sudden the room starts to take shape and gets faded shades of color here and there. (more…)

Too real for glam

photo 2 (1).jpgYHWhen I was little I said I wanted to be a blogger. I didn’t. I said I wanted to be a writer. I wanted to write the next Harry Potter. That didn’t happen though – well not yet anyway. But now the journey has started like this. Blogging. I think I prefer it! What better than to tell the story of my own life – as I’m living it!  (more…)