Withered, wrinkly and holding a stick

It’s been a while since my last blog entry. What can I say…… I’ve been busy.However now that I have time to write again I’ve ran into a problem, I’m not sure what to write about. It isn’t that I don’t have things to write about, it’s that I have a few different ideas of…

Gummi Bears are a complete disappointment

Not too long ago my husband came home from the store with an exciting treat for the kids………VITAMINS! Okay not really all that exciting when you say it that way but when I look back on my childhood I recall being quite excited about vitamins. Why? Well the answer to that is quite clearly Wilma,…

Life will….

In my posts I try to be as honest as possible. I don’t want to exaggerate anything and I also don’t want to hide the truth of my experience. One thing that I hope is evident is that I love life. With the intent of trying to provide a place where people can both relate…

Sometimes I Get Angry

It doesn’t happen very often but every now and again I feel angry.I recall a day shortly after witnessing the shooting, I was sitting at my desk in social studies and the anger started to creep in.  I was angry for a lot of reasons. I was angry that I had to deal with all…

I love my little XYs

I am a mom. I have four little boys. When I was pregnant for our third child people would ask if I was hoping for a girl.  I would respond, “Well, I’m hoping for a human. I’ve heard extraterrestrial babies are really tough.” I would answer in a joking lighthearted manner but my thoughts weren’t…

Who knew putting mascara on could be so difficult

Recently I found myself experiencing some difficulties I haven’t experienced for quite some time. In December there was a roadside shooting just outside of a small town not too far away.  Three people died and one survived the shooting. That news, combined with the expectation to attend an event that had me feeling threatened and…

Not really what I was going for

In grade 10 we were given the assignment to write down five things we wanted to accomplish in our lives. I only remember one of the goals that I wrote down. I wanted to be on National television. I had been in a commercial and on a talk show but they were all only locally…