Month: May 2014

L.A.M. –

Life After Maggie … is tougher than I was prepared for.  I didn’t realize I’d be grieving this much.  And it hits me at strange times throughout the day/night.  But, I haven’t cried today, so I feel like I’m advancing through the… Read More

Goodnight Magnolia Rose …

Thank you! My Angel … My Brat … My Peanut Buttercup … My Fat Butt … We ended things our way – and I have to thank you, again, for that! 

Beyond baby steps …

Minute by minute??  Yeah – that’s about right.  Here’s the scoop:  My grandma is rallying; She has a trach, peg tube, foley and a tube in her gallbladder; per the specialist doctors (rehab), she suffered a major neurologic event at some unknown… Read More

We interrupt this technology …

To bring you an afternoon with internet searches and technical support.  My favorite … trying to figure out why something computer/electronic isn’t working.  But special thanks to Mike at USCutters, and my fancy plotter is up and running again!!!  (Now, I have… Read More

Only in Michigan …

Can you go from 80 degrees to 40 degrees inside of 24 hours in May … Not complaining, just still in awe … while my teeth chatter. Got through Mother’s Day 2014.  It wasn’t awful, although there was plenty of drama in… Read More

The beat goes on …

After sleeping for some 13 hours, I woke to our first summer day!  (I am absolutely NOT complaining about the temperature!!!)  So – we spent some time getting the garden in order (rototilling, weeding, general clean-up).  I do believe I will sleep… Read More

Prayers & 3 kilns …

I’m staying creatively busy today.  Grandma is in surgery, getting her artificial airway and feeding tube today.  Arrgghhh!  I hate thinking about it – so I’m trying really hard not to … Any louder and my music will be heard in the… Read More

It’s Complicated …

This weekend, while at work someone asked me a couple of questions: 1.  How long have you been a nurse? [Oh! … Oh!  Wait … I know the answer to this one!!]  “Umm … 24 years.” 2.  Do you still like it?… Read More