Spooky Old Tree

“Spooky Old Tree” by Stan and Jan Bernstein was Addie’s favorite book when she was three.  It was read to her by various parties at least 10 times a week for approximately 12 months.  I’ve titled my latest effort inflicted on canvas “Spooky Old Tree”, for Addie.  It has simply been to horrid outside to…

The Day After……

You know all the months and dollars spent preparing for Christmas?  The wonder, the excitement?  And then what happens?  I’ll tell you what happens.  It is all over in less than 20 minutes and you spend the afternoon burning boxes and going thru wrapping paper to make sure any cash and/or gift cards don’t make…

Washers

I discovered something Thanksgiving day.  I totally, absolutely, undoubtedly am the worst washer player.  Ever.  I found myself comforted somewhat by the fact I was playing with my brother and sister who were almost as bad.  However, I was the lone player who didn’t make a single point the entire game.  I managed to hit…

Movie Night

I’ll not bother writing about why we ‘pulled the plug’ on cable over 5 years ago.  There have been PLENTY of talk shows, radio shows, books and blogs on that very subject.  And we all know the basic message.  I’ll just say that while it took me a few months to convince my husband we…

To be Silly

I woke up yesterday and thought to myself “Wow, I have a really large and shiny forehead” So I cut myself some bangs without so much as a by-your-leave.  Ta Da!  I pranced off to work thinking to myself I wonder what John will say?  I wonder what Rob will say?  I wonder what Addie…