Tag Archives: Birthday

Snowstorms and Sass…

This time last month Nanaimo was covered  no BOUND in a muffling blanket of snow. The tires on my wonderfully compact new vehicle were not cooperating. Visitors at our house for the weekend…my new ‘boyfriend’, for lack of a better word, and his lovely 12 year old daughter. It was the ‘meet the kids’ weekend […]

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The BEST seasoning…

Last night …2am My two ‘co-night owls’, teen 1 and teen 2 and me hovering over the kitchen island, chatting about ‘stuff’. Frying up some egg and grilled cheese sandwiches…ahhh nothing like comfort food in the wee hours of the morning.  Amirite? When I think of comfort food, I always think about my momma…coincidentally today […]

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Make A Wish…

Yesterday my daughter turned sixteen.  She’s the second oldest in official age order in our brood, yet she is sooo much older and wiser than the rest of us. I’ve always said she could run a small country…okay, it would be a dictatorship, but a really well organized one. She is a stunner. In every […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.