Monthly Archives: December 2014

Bye bye 2014. Slainte!

Cheers 2014.  It was nice knowing you.  I’d raise a glass, if I had one, and toast “Slainte.” And then I’ll welcome the New Year and wish blessings on you and yours.  May 2015 be everything you wish, may you have … Continue reading

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White Christmases and such

We had a White Christmas after all.  Not as much snow fell as forecasted, but it was beautiful nonetheless.  And cold.  Brrrrr!  It’s winter here. Santa made it through the wind (there was A LOT of it on Christmas Eve … Continue reading

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Happy happy day to my dear, darling daughter!

Wow.  Eight years.  I know.  I said the same thing last year when it was seven years.  I don’t feel any differently this year, maybe just more bittersweet.  I wouldn’t trade a single second of a single minute of a … Continue reading

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Crafting the holidays! and HAPPY SOLSTICE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I meant to post pictures of projects as they were completed, but a quick sojourn to Eagle for an early birthday party, more cookie baking and decorating and then play-acting as one of Santa’s elves got in the way.  Of … Continue reading

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FINALLY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Finally. The white stuff is falling and the little girl is smiling. My estimation of inches fallen thus far always seems to overstate the amount (exaggeration much?), so keeping that in mind, I’m going to say about 4 or 5 … Continue reading

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How to tell if the tree you cut down in the forest is slightly too big for your house.

Slightly. As in, ever so small an amount.  A wee bit.  A mite. Or, well, maybe a tiny, teensy, eensy bit more than a wee bit. As evidenced by the following.  My sort of “Top 10 reasons why the tree … Continue reading

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Oh well now, isn’t that special?

I don’t know how I didn’t know this.  I really don’t.  I’m slipping in the “know-everything-about-current-events category.”  What can I say?  What can I say. Oh yes.  Well, for starters, we are all about the holidays here.  ALL about them.  … Continue reading

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Episode 637 of “Fit-pitchers extraordinaire.” (One guess as to the temper-tantrum tots.)

Somehow I missed this.  I’m not exactly sure how, as it is definitely something that hackles my hackles and prods at the little button I have that does not suffer fools lightly.  Yes, I have a short fuse for some … Continue reading

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Well. That was sort of harsh. And I will attempt to not write about this topic anymore. I promise. Sort of.

Babbling–seems I’m just rambling on with that title, right?  Babbling.  Yes, I know.  Oddly, oddly, that was a nickname of mine in high school.  Yes, odd.  I would prefer to call myself loquacious.  Or perhaps “wordy.”  But babbling?  I digress, … Continue reading

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I have never wanted time to move so quickly as I do right this minute. And here’s why.

December 2015 baby!!!!!!!!!!!! The release of Star Wars 7, The Force Awakens. How in the name of all that is holy am I going to wait that long?  (I just love using trite, hackneyed, Catholic phrases as I think they … Continue reading

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