step up

i. do. not. have. time. to. blog.  i have kids going out the front door, the back door  and the side door all at once.   i have kids who have left absolutely everything,  including the haircut and the drivers license renewal,  to the very last minute.  i am drowning in a sea of  last […]

love lemonade

this post isn't really about lemonade. do you know that saying "if life gives you lemons, make lemonade." think about the people in your life; your friends, your family, your co-workers, and i bet you know at least one person who makes the best of things, almost always. i bet that person has a sunny, […]

MY summer vacation

since the soeur set the tone the other day with her summer vacation post, i feel obliged to fill you in on my week alone at the cottage.  you all know that our cottage is on an island up in the haliburton highlands, canadian cottage country at its best.  i had a wonderful week, alone, […]

Minor Macro Monday

It's a minor irritant, small in the scheme of things I know,  but this one really bugs me. A perfectly good pencil with a broken eraser. Got any minor irritants you'd like to blow out of proportion and show us up close?  Macro Monday is hosted by Ms. L. Chaos. xo Kath

Slept In!

Wow it's 10:00 and I just woke up.   The sad part is I went to bed at 9:30 last night.  Once again, I've got a cold.  One weekend away from my routine and my immune system goes all poopy on me.   Oh well, it is what it is. Today is the "office picnic". […]

Quiet Saturday

Last week I woke up and this was what I saw. This week I'm looking at this through my front window. and this through my back Not bad, just different, right? We didn't make the bottle tree.   There's just not enough time when we're together.   I would love for a fairy godmother to […]

little daddy longlegs

i have stayed up at the lake by myself.  i think it is the first time i have been truly alone for longer than a day or so in the last 35 years.  imagine.  of course i am not really alone. i have my charley.   and i have my daddy longlegs. he is everywhere […]