And this time of year...with all its joy and presents and parties and light...illuminates the dark we may be feeling and we long for January 2 so that we can get back to normal.
Well, that's actually not true, because I have a lot to say. Just not sure how to share it here in an, um, palatable way. So I'm just gonna start typing and see how it goes. My heart hurts that our country is so divided. And I'm wondering what it will take to bring us [...]
So I might have been a tad depressed in the two weeks or so leading up to Christmas. I really, truly appreciate everyone's support during that time. I suppose it was weird to y'all that I took the death of The Wild Boy's fellow Spartan so hard. I think putting into words for you why, [...]
I've always had a love/hate relationship with Wednesday. Sure it has a classy nickname, "Hump Day," with an entire commercial dedicated to it. It does signify the middle of the week. If you are a glass-half-full person, that means only two days left in the work week. Or, if you are a glass-half-empty kinda girl [...]
Snow Days. Now that the kids are all grown up...I love them. Let's face it, when you have children Snow Days are Extra Work Days for moms. Snow clothes, hot cocoa, breaking up fights...at least that was the way it was here at Smith Abbey. Whilst in the midst of it, I was not such [...]
I loved blogging every day in November. I loved the break, for a few days, from blogging. I also missed blogging the last few days. I'm complex like that. It is finally Christmas in the Smith household. How do I know? Because I can't stop stressing about all I have to get done. Shopping...I don't [...]
Saturday Morning before Thanksgiving. My Girl was the first one up. Let's clarify that. She was only the first one up because Wesson, her GSD puppy, was the first one up. But she stayed up and chose to make sure we all knew it by apparently touching every dish in the kitchen according to My [...]