All the Edel Feels

Since I did the Stages of Edel Acceptance so many months ago it's only right to express myself in GIFS one last time.Arriving at the Hotel, sans kiddos (or at least most of your kiddos)Or maybe a little more likeA Little Nervous Before The Cocktail PartyBut By the Beginning of the Gathering on Saturday Listening to... Continue Reading →

Building Cathedrals

  And I did not get nearly enough pictures or talk to nearly enough people or eat nearly enough food or dance enough, but I think I cried enough.It was a lovely weekend.  Everyone there had a story, a reason why they were there.  For some it was  treat they gave themselves, for others it was... Continue Reading →

A Faint Patina of Tarnish

Oh this week is getting me down friends.  Tight finances, big car repairs and a thousand little things just like to pile up at the same time.  I know I'm not the only one out there; too many of my friends are going through the same things down to the tight budgets and never ending... Continue Reading →

Making Do and Making the Best

So much has been on my mind lately.  One of those little times of life that really makes you think about who you are and what you're striving for.  It's not bad, but it can be rough to work through.I've never been a very confident person.  I've made many choices in life based on what... Continue Reading →

History Followed Me Home

My trip to my favorite place usually means my car comes back with more than it arrived.  A few presents for a great-grandchild and odds and ends my grandparents no longer need, but don't want to throw away.  Occasionally it's something really special.  This trip was one of those times (along with the box of... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Place

We spent the weekend at one of my favorite places in the world, my grandparents house.  I grew up spending many weekends and weeks in the summer here.  I even lived here for a few months and went to the elementary school around the corner while my parents were navigating a tricky job change and... Continue Reading →

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