Category Archives: new moms

Loving the “Under-Plants”


It is no secret that I really enjoy the outdoors. We are enjoying the current “Jeep” season. When we came back home today I noticed some interesting things about some of the plants in the yard.

This little guy, the small day lily decided to bloom months after all of the siblings had their time in the limelight. I guess he wanted all the attention. He wasn’t ready to shine until now. Continue reading Loving the “Under-Plants”

SO Moms….

I smiled all day long.


Both boys and their wives surprised me for an early birthday gift. I will be 55 years of age soon and it really blows my mind. I am not the least bit embarrassed to tell my age, in fact, I earned all the wrinkles, aches and pains. But my brain doesn’t feel 55, if that makes any sense. Continue reading SO Moms….

Please and Thank-You!


It really shouldn’t be that hard.

Teaching a child to say “please” and “thank you”.

But evidently it is a bit difficult for some parents. Or they were not taught to do it themselves. Well, it is time to pick up that teaching practice again……. Continue reading Please and Thank-You!