The hubby and I were talking a little earlier today about how fortunate we are right now in terms of our employment. We both have jobs in which we have been able to work from home. I’m still getting full pay, he is at 80%. During the Indiana hunkering down, we’ve been able to help… Continue reading Pay It Forward, and Backward
It was an emotional evening and I am thoroughly drained. All I have to say for today is it is hard being a parent. Some days it can be even harder as an adoptive parent. It was that kind of an evening. Emotional and cathartic and much much more all at the same time. Until… Continue reading Emotional Evening
We have been twice blessed with great neighbors! In Albuquerque, we got to know our neighbors, helped them when we could, and heavens knows how much they helped us with the kids, and in not asking too many questions during some rough times. We all made sure to keep any eye on one another’s places… Continue reading We Have Great Neighbors!
A very good friend of mine is about to go on a stricter shelter-in-place order where she lives. She has great Faith and always expresses gratitude in her life. As she often does, she inspired me today. Here are things I am grateful for today: +Both my husband and I chose wisely. +My grandson has… Continue reading A Statement of Gratitude for Today
April sure did take a long time to get here. January and February flew by, then it was March. March started normally, then all of a sudden, you know what hit the fan. School is canceled, work must be done at home, and stay-at-home order goes into effect. Time, and the passage thereof, shifted. The… Continue reading The Passage of Time has Changed
As you all know, my grandson had to be hospitalized two weeks ago. Here is an update on his current condition. He is still critical and stable. There was a build-up of mucus they had to drain as it was accumulating in his lungs. His doctor says it is highly likely there won’t be any… Continue reading Grandson Update
It seems just yesterday we were watching China locking down Wuhan Province, then the whole of Italy shuttering its doors. Now we are watching Coronavirus unfold in our own U.S. of A. while wondering how it could happen here on such a large scale. I’ve already talked about that topic in this space, and won’t… Continue reading 20,000 and Counting
A couple of days ago I wrote Part I of this post. Boy what a couple of days will do in a pandemic! A couple of days ago, we had fewer than 1,000 cases nationwide. A few days ago, we had fewer than 50 deaths nationwide. A few days ago, we had fewer than 10… Continue reading For the First Time, I’m Afraid of a Virus II
There is much I want to write about, but I’m still recovering emotionally from yesterday. Besides, the most important thing to write about after yesterday’s events is our grandson. Thankfully, he made it through the surgery and is in stable condition. Today and tomorrow are the most critical days as his chest is still open… Continue reading Grandson Update
Yesterday on my way to visit my family, I stopped to get gas. While getting ready to pump my gas, a car parked at the pump across from me. As probably with all of us, I didn’t pay too much attention to it. That is, until a man appeared in my peripheral vision and startled… Continue reading Conned, or Good Deed?