The holidays are bitter sweet for Kellie and I. On the one hand we enjoy the traditional gathering of those we care about and love, but we still have deal with stresses that also crop up. Whether it’s familial drama, wishing lost loved ones were with us, or just the odd old holiday memory that [...]
Our house is alive with busy feet and squealing laughter, the family has arrived this week and settled in for the holidays. Ripley has been thrilled and is keeping everyone quite entertained and of course on our toes!
Over time how I view the holidays has changed greatly. As a child it was the usual [...]
Last year was full of it’s ups and downs for Kellie and I. I’d like to think that the good out weighs the bad but some loses are never physically measurable so much as a span of time to grieve, accept, remember, and love those still here. None the less there was a low key [...]
We took Friday evening munching on dinner before heading out to Aldi’s for party supplies. My step-mom, Becky, has her birthday this coming Wednesday however my step-sister Sandy helped put a plan together with her other cohorting sybling-sister Stacy to surprise her! We’ll get to that in a minute let me first just say that [...]