Category Archives: life

Life as I know it today

Christmas seems to have gone pretty well.  Everyone is happy with gifts and no major fights.  I have even heard giggling from the two teens in the shared room.  Shocking I know!  The food has been a bit much for … Continue reading

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Slowing down

I was reading a blog post about simple living about figuring out what that means to each individual and it got me thinking about not only what simple living is to me but about what my interests in general happen … Continue reading

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Running in Circles

I have been so busy lately.  I have asked for gastric sleeve surgery so have been dealing with dietician and psychology apps as well as dieting.  My youngest broke her arm so we have been dealing with fracture clinics for … Continue reading

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All or Nothing….or maybe trying

I have attempted the switch to vegetarian eating several times and quit so putting this out there feels a bit scary.  I have lapsed a couple of times since making the decision about a week ago but I don’t feel … Continue reading

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Things looking up

I know I have been a bit down lately but today I am so much more relaxed and happy.  Looks like I get to stay in my town.  I get to keep my support system and my kids get to … Continue reading

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Selling the house

Six weeks ago we put our house on the market.  We all know that this is a highly stressful activity.  It is even more stressful when there also remains many things up in the air. We finally have clear confirmation … Continue reading

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It’s been awhile

Sometimes I wonder why I bothered starting a blog.  It doesn’t really seem to have a point.  Perhaps I should have gone a more anonymous route as I feel uncomfortable  talking about some thing with people I know reading. I … Continue reading

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Gloucester Catheral

My photos aren’t very good I admit and I really should learn to think of my readers and take pictures inside the most glorious locations I visit but alas I am rather unaware of the rest of the world throughout … Continue reading

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Memories

I was sitting at the kitchen table drinking a cup of chairs tea looking out our bay front windows when a memory came so vividly through my mind.  The memory was of my mother sitting at her sisters’ tables having … Continue reading

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Lovely Weekend

Let me begin by saying the spring weather we had this weekend here in southern England couldn’t have been more perfect and relaxing.  I could not have possibly asked for anything better for Mother’s Day weekend. Our Saturday started out … Continue reading

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