I will be completely honest. Today was not my best day. I had too much on my plate, as usual, not to mention people judging me. So, I decided to treat you to a treat I made for an honors ceremony for child #4’s school. They are delicious! Make the pie filling: 6 cups frozenContinue reading “Blueberry-Rhubarb Tartlets”
Author Archives: Rita
As a parent I think we all expect to be pushed away as our children turn into teenagers, sometimes even at the pre-teen stages. I was ready for that. Well, maybe I was and maybe I wasn’t. What I didn’t expect was the absolute cut off of all contact from my firstborn. What just happened?Continue reading “Saying Farewell”
Six Word Story #11
My pain from her walks freely.
One of Those Days
Have you ever had one of those days? The kind of day that nothing seems to go right and the best you can hope for is a good nap? Yeah. Today was one of those days. I won’t bore you with everything that went wrong. Just understand that while everything did not go wrong, many,Continue reading “One of Those Days”
O.k. Let me start out by saying that I am not commenting on anyone’s weight here. That is not the point. What I am commenting on is the teenage mind in responses to most of my questions. It occurred to me yesterday that I have a small herd of cattle in my house. Yes. ThisContinue reading “Teenage “Moos””
Today is it My birthday Wonderful start Lots of fun things to do Even on a Tuesday Good meals Good dessert Saw a post from you So excited after such a long silence A reminder post Reminder of all I’ve lost Pain
Feeding Jesus, Part 2
I was thinking about our friend whom we fed a while back and I couldn’t get this picture out of my head. He was truly hungry. The only time I have seen an individual attack a package of french fries (they were on top, the burger underneath, I’d assume) was when observing a teenager. TeenagersContinue reading “Feeding Jesus, Part 2”
I realize that I have been, for the past several Saturdays, been writing about the apparitions of Our Lady, Mary, the mother of God. However, this Saturday, I find myself drawn to tell you the story of our encounter with Jesus. As children #’s 2, 3, 4, and I were entering a resale shop thisContinue reading “Feeding Jesus”
Six Word Story #10
‘Round and ’round I go forever.
Things You Didn’t Know I Did To Stay Busy While I Recuperate
So, I have been recovering from a broken leg for about two months now. The break seems to be healing well, but the other side of my leg up by my knee is in quite a bit of pain. I’m undergoing physical therapy and working on my exercises everyday. We’ll see. So, what have IContinue reading “Things You Didn’t Know I Did To Stay Busy While I Recuperate”