Monthly Archives: September 2011

What will it take?

A few years ago we met a family who seemed initially very much like our own. We have similar interests and our children are the same age. Over time it became clear that they were not as much like us … Continue reading

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Mad as hell…

This week I received an alert from my bank account about withdrawal that had been made the night before. As it turned I out I immediately drew a connection between my PayPal account and that bank account and found out … Continue reading

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Consequences…

Our older son is struggling with accepting the responsibilities of life. Quite simply he doesn’t want to take any initiative or put forth effort towards becoming a more mature version of himself. We are presently trying to find a way … Continue reading

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Stocking the pantry…

Now that fall is right around the corner I can finally focus on projects outside of the area of gardening and canning. You might think that once my canning is done that I would consider my pantry to be fully … Continue reading

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Shopping list..

You may have guess by this point but I am the type of person who always has a few irons in the fire. I also always have few on the back burner. Right now I in the process of winding … Continue reading

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Time away…

My husband went away for four days to visit his grandmother who is not doing very well. It has been a long couple of days for several reasons. The first is that the children become very needy and clingy when … Continue reading

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Dumb move…

Generally when I am canning I am very careful to follow the rules. It seems that I have reached the end of my enthusiasm for canning and skipped an important step tonight. I am in the process of canning pizza … Continue reading

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