Monthly Archives: May 2013

Making Mom’s Birthday Special

Well, today is Mom’s birthday and we (Steven and I) never planned to do anything special. In fact, it was supposed to be just a normal Friday with the exception of giving her a card and a small gift. However, … Continue reading

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Reality Sets In…Again

Memorial Day always brings a somber tone to my life and not just because it’s a day to remember our fallen heroes (servicemen and women). Memorial Day is the only time when my family and I go to cemeteries of … Continue reading

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Trinity Sunday 2013

The Gospel reading for this Sunday really made me think back to how I relate to God the most. I also thought of this as I listened to Fr. Mike’s homily last night. He was talking about how some people … Continue reading

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An Uncomfortable Encounter

While doing our routine grocery shopping this morning, I stopped by the customer service counter and talked with a couple of former co-workers. That’s when I learned my former, immediate supervisor (we’ll call him “Lenny”) was in the store today. … Continue reading

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Six Years Ago Heaven Gained an Angel

Six years ago this morning, Heaven gained an angel and I lost my daddy! I guess I tried too hard to ignore this fact today, but sadly it caught up with me this evening. I really don’t feel much like … Continue reading

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It Came Down Quickly

It came down quickly. It was our old, dead tree in our backyard. It was our Green Giant Arborvitae tree and it had turned all brown thanks to the sweltering hot summer we had last year. It was a beautiful … Continue reading

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Daddy’s Happy Birthday Cookie Cake

Happy birthday, Daddy! You would have turned 66 years young today! Miss you very much. After today I know you gave me the birthday treat instead. I had such a horrible morning: I received a letter saying I failed to … Continue reading

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A Simple, Yet Happy Birthday for Steven

Today was Steven‘s 27th birthday and it was fairly simple. We had our usual Sunday breakfast (Pillsbury Grands Biscuits and turkey bacon), went for a walk around the Mall, and then for dinner headed out to Golden Corral Buffet (Steven’s … Continue reading

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A Day for the History Books

No one will believe me, but I’m going to give it a try. There is about an inch of snow (and counting) outside! ­čś» ┬áThis is May; there shouldn’t be snow this time of year, but it’s here! God has … Continue reading

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Happy May Day, White Rabbit!

White Rabbit, happy May Day! Sorry I’ve sort of been MIA as of late, but aside from trying to figure out my mystery rash that comes and goes on my hands (seemingly at random) nothing much is going on in … Continue reading

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