Puppy Update

6+ months with the puppy - here is the update. I didn't realize that border collie's can get this big so fast - he is now almost 7 months and weighs 42 lbs - and he's tall. He must have a freak of nature because according to growth charts he should only be about 25 … Continue reading Puppy Update

New Year – New Puppy?

With the New Year we officially became a dog family with the addition of a puppy! Yes a puppy - what are we thinking ... 7 weeks ago my youngest told us that he wanted to get a puppy with or without our blessing he was bringing one home - of all my children, my … Continue reading New Year – New Puppy?

Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:

Two Fridays ago , my mom (who is 82) was scheduled to have day surgery for a hip replacement, basically a 24 hour in and out and then therapy.   As I’ve documented my dad (who is 94) has early dementia, we had to prepare him for a night without her. He’s been very good … Continue reading Caring for an elderly parent after surgery:

Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –

Last week was one of the toughest weeks I've had in a very long time. My aneixty and stress levels hit an all time high. My parents are elderly (83 and 94) when I got a call at 6 am one morning saying from a stranger saying they found my dad wondering the streets and … Continue reading Alzheimer’s – getting a diagnosis for an aging parent –

Staycation 2020-

With the pandemic hitting us in March, so many travel plans on hold, I had to re-think 2020 and what I could do that was local. A few of the photography workshops I signed up for were postponed. I had a lot of time looking up what was a short drive from my house that … Continue reading Staycation 2020-

Sunshine Blogger Award –

A huge thank you to Cass over at Uniquely Cass -  for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award, you should go check out her blog and give her a follow.  Rules:Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so that others can find them.List the rules.Answer the 11 … Continue reading Sunshine Blogger Award –

Reaching 200 posts –

Wow I can't believe I have written /post 200 posts.  When I started this journey, I wasn't even sure what I where I was going with this.  I would like to thank my followers  for supporting me, I never thought anyone would even like my posts when I started, I didn't even know how a … Continue reading Reaching 200 posts –

Good Reading Habits Tag –

Big thanks to Cass over at Uniquely Cass - go over to her page and give her a follow - the rules of this tag is  - discuss your good reading habits, tag back to the original creator, and tag a few friends! Goodreads - I got the Goodreads app last spring.  I read quite a bit, … Continue reading Good Reading Habits Tag –