Archive for the ‘Family’ Category

Well the holidays are over, all the decorations are down and put away, I think I am finally over whatever cold plagued me for a few weeks and it i time to start getting on with things. With the new year, I want to try to commit myself to some new things. My attitude has […]


Wow, I got lots of good responses about snack cakes! It’s obviously a subject that many people feel quite strongly about. Michelle and I decided that if she hits the PowerBall this week we’ll take some of the winnings and buy Hostess so we can be sure we’ll have all the snacks we want :). I think […]


It’s funny when I sit down to write things. I have little notepads and notebooks all over the house where I write ideas down all the time. I keep one on my nightstand, one on my desk, one on the table next to my chair in the living room, I even have one in the […]


It’s Halloween. I have mixed emotions about this day now. I can remember the times from my childhood trick or treating where we would walk for blocks and blocks all over Ozone Park and come back with a huge haul of candy. Back then, you just didn’t worry that much about walking far from home […]


I know I said I would post yesterday regarding my highs and lows for the day, but of course doctor’s appointments got in the way. That’s okay though, because it actually gives me a high and low to talk about for the day. Up to that point, the high of the day wasn’t going to […]


I really like that song, by the way. Marvin Gaye and Tami Terrell do a great job with that one. And it does help a little bit for me to segue into today’s topic. It really concerns something we have started doing on a regular basis here at home and I have to give credit […]


Okay, so I have been more than a little busy the last week and haven’t had time to get over here, but here I am right now for a quick post. It’s been a pretty good ride since Ireland. Putting the doctors appointments aside (three this month, one still to go) which are kind of […]



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