Life is uncertain: Hug your kids, say ‘I love you,’ and make the most of the time you have

March 29, 2012 by  
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I have a friend who just found out a relative’s cancer has returned. The diagnosis isn’t good – the doctors have given him four months to live.The news was just beginning to sink in . “Four months,” she told me. “That’s basically a summer. On…

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Things you learn spending time with your teen-age daughter (Hint: watch your mouth)

March 26, 2012 by  
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You learn a few things when you go shopping with your teen-age daughter.You learn that some of the most popular stores have incredibly loud music, really narrow aisles and lots of girls so skinny you could probably bench-press them.You learn that the s…

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What’s Popping Up?

March 15, 2012 by  
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I’ve been out in the yard inspecting the various beds. Most are still sleepy but the crocus, daffodils and tulips are all starting to wake up. Love spring blooming flowers. I have to remember though to snap photos of what is where so I can add  co…

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Spring Has Sprung!

March 14, 2012 by  
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I found this image on Facebook yesterday and just about spit my coffee out. Gotta love some good gardening humor!So how many of you have begun preparing your garden? I’m lucky to have raised beds located between the houses that warm up rather quickly s…

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Spring break? Already? You’ve got to be kidding!

March 13, 2012 by  
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My husband threw me for a loop with his question. “What do you want to do over spring break?” he asked.Um, what? Spring break? He had to be kidding. I’m still packing away the last of the Christmas decor – just last week I found a stray box of hooks on…

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