Memories

One & Twenty

February 2nd is a date that stands out for me. February 2nd is a date that stands out for me. – Tina B’s World Click To Tweet “One” One year ago today, I was in a hospital being told I was going to die because of a tooth abscess that went haywire. It wasn’t drained …

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True Story: I Scared A Ghost Out of My House

Blog Challenge: Tell a story. I think this is interesting.. maybe you will too. When we first bought our house in 2011, I knew it was haunted. I never felt threatened or uncomfortable, but eventually it became bothersome. Mini was in morning UPK so we had to pick her up and drop her off. Her …

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They Go On When I Close My Eyes

Blog Challenge: Childhood dreams *Note: the title was a piece of “These Dreams” by Heart. I love that song! As a kid, I only wanted one thing: to be tall. My genetics (grumble grumble) decided otherwise and I stopped at 5’2. There goes that dream! A secondary I had? That my biological father would come …

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Playing With Nanny’s Shadow: How I Dealt With Grandma’s Alzheimer’s

I was so very blessed to know my Grandmother, aka “Nanny”. She turned 93 about two weeks before she passed away in 2015. There is so much in my high school history book that she actually LIVED THROUGH. I’m amazed at some of the stories she has told me. One thing nagged me though. It …

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2017 All Summed Up In A Photo Book

Mini’s 2017 was chock full of ups and downs. There were some pretty sad times and some great times. Some firsts and some good-byes. Mini went to the Bronx Zoo for the first time! It was raining, but she and her Dad had a blast! We also lost one of our beloved Pugs, which was …

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April 2017 Photo Challenge – Color

One of my fave things about Spring is that the trees and flowers are in bloom. My apologies to the pollen allergy sufferers, but I just love it! Here are my five pics for this month: 1. Sunset at Cedar Beach I absolutely LOVE this beach! The sunsets from this point are incredible. The pics …

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December 2016 Photo Challenge: Tis The Season

I have to say I enjoyed this one. The holidays come with their emotional baggage, but are usually a good time. Well, onto the pics! Tis The Season… for hot soup! Our loaded potato soup, specifically. We start with a potato soup base and add cheddar, bacon bits and grilled chicken chunks. So. Insanely. Good. …

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