April 2016



Carrots recently posted all the thoughts on the tough job of being a mother in today’s world.  Here’s a thought that’s going to stay with me:   Maybe we are not super heroes. Maybe we are not robots. Maybe just maybe we are human women who need good food, exercise, occasional silence, friendship, a night […]

My Grandbunnies


I asked Elle to describe a drawing she was working on diligently. Elle:  (proudly) These are my kids. Me: Oh!  How nice.  How many kids do you have? Elle:  Seven. Me:  What are their names? Elle:  Flopsy, Mopsy, Cottontail…(big pause)…Mrs. Rabbit…Lucy… (she trails off, unable to name the remaining two)   Oh dear.  I think […]

First Communion


Today was a big day, because Cee received her First Communion!  It was a happy, happy day. Cee looked beautiful, and she was so excited to receive Jesus. Whew.  We didn’t know if we would make it to this point.  There were times we honest-to-goodness didn’t know if Cee would make it to ANY of the milestones we […]