Seasons of Insanity

It comes in seasons the crazy, and now it’s times two.   It is strange, almost eerie really, the cycle our lives seem to fall in.   I wonder sometimes if there is perhaps some celestial being in Heaven who pulls on gravity, and shoves Saturn in just a way to make us periodically out of…

Moms You Meant to Grow Old With

Last night I was offered hugs, kind words, and gifts I did not feel I deserved.  It has been since October that I have locked myself away in my home, devoted 100% of my time and life with a sickly husband, terrifying and stressful toddler scenarios, and my blog.  I have not been to group events…

End of an Era: Ringling Bros. To Close Its Final Curtain

Originally posted on Shop Girl Anonymous:
It was announced yesterday that the Ringling Brothers Circus is to close that final curtain before the start of summer.   The cause they say are many things; show attendance and the trouble caused by PETA to name two. Thank You PETA: slowly destroying my childhood one magical memory at…

The Eviction Notice

Not long after writing “The Appraisal” Josh finally received an email from the landlords asking us if we were going to buy the house or not? This was without acknowledgement of the appraisal email, so Josh asked, “How much are you looking for us to pay?” They said they want 360 for it, but since…

You must Believe to Receive

There is a magic to Christmas a sort of whimsical wonder that extends to the world of tooth fairy’s and Easter Bunny’s, these mythical characters instilled a sense of wonder in them. Santa was an enigma as well as a blessing to my childhood.   I was fascinated with his magical world of flying reindeer,…

The Appraisal

Buying your dream home can prove more difficult than planned.

Meet & Greet…Hypervigilant Style

Originally posted on Hypervigilant.org:
“Ooooooh, you were right. I DO like her!”                                                                                “Dude. I said…