I have learned so much

I remember the moment well…..It was about 4 and half  years ago, I was at Madi’s cross country meet.  Shortly after the gun went off for the start of the race, Curt called me.  He had just finished his 5 hours of memory testing with a neuro-psychologist.  The Dr. was asking that I come in…

Life goes on……

“The thing Margo told me about, is that here now?” “What thing?” “The thing, you like it” “Oh you mean the weekend?” “Yes when does that start? We never had weekends when I grew up in Ohio so this is new” “Yes it starts TODAY!!!”  🙂 So went the conversation between Curt and I this…

Oct. 1st

The day passed in our house pretty much unnoticed.  There was no mention of it, I actually didn’t realize it until a few days later. Then it occurred to me, It’s been 2 years since those dreaded words were spoken to Curt and I in a Dr’s office on Oct 1st, 2010….. “Curt has dementia,…

Determined

See those hands?? They are mine. So……….. if those are my hands, it must mean…… I am UNDER the dock! You know there must be a good story with this one! When we were at the beach we all enjoyed kayaking in the inlet behind the house.  Since it’s an inlet, there would be a…

It’s been a year

Oct 1st a year ago was when I first heard those dreadful words, “Curt has dementia, most likely Early Onset Alzheimer’s.”I had known in my heart for some time that something was wrong with my dear husband, I had basically come to the conclusion on my own that he had Alzheimer’s.  But when the doctor…

FAQ Interview

Ok warning on this blog post……I really don’t know what got into me when I wrote this! 🙂 Today I am sitting down to chat with Sandy on how life is going for her these days Jesus and Dark Chocolate Blog – So Sandy, how are YOU doing with all that is going on ?…

Been a bit stressed

I was thinking about writing a serious blog post about our family and things we are going through lately……but as I sat to write I realized my brain must be in Attention Deficit Disorder mode and I kept getting so sidetracked by these random thoughts of the day……………………. Why is menopause called MEN-o-pause?  Why are…

Dear Blog

Dear Blog, I just don’t know what to do with you as of late. I rarely post, and when I do I feel that I always post about being so busy, nothing to insightful!  I started my blog over 3 years ago, I posted 2-3x per week, had regular readers, loved reading other great ladies…

Friday Fave Five

Well it has been a glorious week for this teacher! My number ONE favorite of the week was; SCHOOL IS OUT FOR THE SUMMER!!!! I am also enjoying my simple, little herb container garden.  I planted dill, rosemary and chives.  They are thriving and I just love stepping out onto the deck to cut a…

Spring revelations!

I realized that if it is  warm enough to dry sheets on the deck…..then it’s time to put away the snowman flannel sheets!! I realized that after ALL the snow melted that I STILL have Christmas lights on the bushes and the door floodlight is still out.  Wow, the flowers are peeking through the ground…

Are they different? You bet!

I have been blessed to have both a boy and a girl.  The Inventor is currently 12, soon to be 13 and SportTman is 15.   As you can see from the picture above, they are both such lovely children! I have noticed a “few” differences between them over the years, and just recently heard these…

Did you know????

So the other day while enjoying some free time in a quiet bathroom (sorry if that is TMI but that is the reality of a busy Mom!)  I was astounded to read this information on the back of the Clorox Wipes; To Disinfect* Wipe surface to be disinfected; use enough wipes for treated surface to…