Happy Birthday Stephanie!

Happy Birthday to my oldest daughter, Stephanie!

Where did the time go? It seems as only yesterday you were that mischievous little brown-eyed girl stealing the hearts of those around you. I was always taking precautions not knowing what I would find in your pockets, from rocks to frogs and at one time even thinking you had found a new pet in a large rat. It felt as though my heart jumped from my body as I looked up as you were saying, “Look Mom!, look what I found!” Continue reading “Happy Birthday Stephanie!” »

Busy day doing nothing

It’s Saturday morning just before the break of dawn, why am I awake? I’m off work today and threats of rain and thunderstorms this afternoon, so why am I awake when it’s not even daylight outside? I ask myself that same question over and over while I get up and stumble to the bathroom, then to the kitchen to make coffee. I tell myself I could go fishing but I really don’t want to get caught in a storm. Just not particularly up for that today. Continue reading “Busy day doing nothing” »