Family Bonding and the Soothing Magic of Puzzles

I don’t really seem to have much to say these days. I’ve picked up more hours at work to try to make ends meet while my husband is still looking for work. That’s been keeping me busy and I’m actually enjoying it more than I thought I would. I love what I do, but itContinue reading “Family Bonding and the Soothing Magic of Puzzles”

Presenting, Our Yard

It’s finally done. Well, mostly. As you can see we still have some grass piles to clean up and some edging to do. The garden beds definitely need weeding, but we’re getting there. We had about three weeks of slowly moving stuff in with no time to manage the yard. Then finding time between boutsContinue reading “Presenting, Our Yard”

More Stormy Weather

Still no real news on the job front, but more tough stuff has arrived. Our oldest just got suspended for the rest of the school year. There may be charges, but we’re hopeful they see the struggle she’s in and take her young age and clean record into account. I need to schedule her someContinue reading “More Stormy Weather”

The Mess of Moving

This corner has been seeing a rotating variation of boxes and totes as I fill them up and then transfer them over to the new house. This particular stack has most of our holiday decorations. That’s one more closet empty. As areas of the apartment become emptied of their important items, what remains are theContinue reading “The Mess of Moving”

It’s Been a Day

I had a plan. A loose plan, because I know how things play out in my life, but I had a plan that included resting. Doing just about anything these days takes more energy than I’m used to and my recharge time is really important. Things were going well. I dropped the kids off atContinue reading “It’s Been a Day”