necessary gnawings

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

todays word... 'wonky'

If you haven't heard it yet, there it is, "wonky." Its a very useful word. If something doesn't work right, you say, this thing is actin' wonky. Or if it doesn't look right, it looks kinda wonky. Something could smell wonky too or sound that way. Right now my husband is watching yet another horror... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Have you lost anything?

As we go through things in life, we tend to change, sometimes ending up being almost a completely different person and wondering who we just were a short time ago. Or maybe it is just me. I can look back at times in my life when the things I was doing or in agreement with were practically the... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 21, 2011

are your expectations met?

Does what you expect affect what you receive? In the past few days, I have been in several circumstances where my expectations were met or exceeded, and a few where they were not. For instance, when my son came into the airport, we picked him up and proceeded to look for a place to grab a bite to... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

ready for the next chapter

As I sit here in front of the computer, I am contemplating my life and right now I just want to slap someone. The reson for this? My husband is watching an old John Wayne movie. I have so many mixed feelings about these old classics. While they give us a glimpse into the past, and help me sort... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, January 1, 2011

Renewed and going into the New Year

In spite of the events taking place with my son that had me knocked completely on my ass emotionally and set me back a day, I have actually been very refreshed during the course of this time off from school. It has really been a welcome break for me to be able to sleep in, enjoy coffee and breakfast... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

can you really count on anyone?

people come into your life and go out of it. things happen. people who mean a lot to you don't always return the favor. Sometimes the people closest to you can hurt you the most and not even be aware of it. Most people are only interested in their own well-being and many will turn on you if it means... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

cinders on the hearth

red, glowing embers seemingly alive beneath the rack that holds the burning logs. Flames swirl and dance as the logs crackle. Occasionally there is a lout "POP!" I poke the logs and adjust them and in the process two hot cinders land on the hearthstone. I watch them as they glow and slowly fade. I... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Favorite Ice Cream Recipe: Bread eaten in secret is sweeter

1 1/2 gallon favorite flavor of ice cream 1 spoon 1 couch 1 television tuned to favorite show ESSENTIAL INGREDIENT: No Husband (or wife), kids, or even the dog! Enjoy! I stumbled across this just recently. I can't remember when the last time that I did anything like this was. Tonight after the kids... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, November 26, 2010

Are you really thankful?

So yesterday was Thanksgiving Day here in the good ol USA. If you are American, you might have had friends and family over, or gone somewhere to join family and friends to have a big feast. Some of us tried to verbalize the things we were thankful for. But what does it really mean to be thankful,... Sign in to see full entry.

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