Family Traits…
Family Traits…
/ March 25, 2020 0 COMMENTS
As a child I’d spend weeks with my paternal grandmother in her house in ...
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
Many Happy Returns of the Day Daughts…
/ January 2, 2020 0 COMMENTS
Funny expression this English one, Many Happy Returns of the Day! The Day meaning Birth-day of course! Hubs and I left for London on New Year’s Eve and welcomed in the new decade ...
A Callie Hug…
A Callie Hug…
/ December 19, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Callie is the cat who adopted us. She missed the moving truck when her family left the apartment complex we were living in and found us instead. She was so thin… ...
Faith…
Faith…
/ November 15, 2019 0 COMMENTS
I trust God. I have faith. Really. As long as everything is going well I suppose… Like most people around me I want to be in the know. I want to be able to plan… without ...
The Naming of Grams…
The Naming of Grams…
/ November 5, 2019 1 COMMENTS
When I became a first time Mum I felt awkward being seen pushing a stroller along the pavement or a swing in the park.  I really did not want to be associated with a newborn, or a ...
Exploring Indifference…
Exploring Indifference…
/ October 17, 2019 0 COMMENTS
This year has been one of those years. I have a delayed emotional reaction where change is concerned, in other words I don’t break down or fully rejoice until after the event has ...
Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
Welcome to the World Sophie Sparrow…
/ October 10, 2019 1 COMMENTS
Finally! My phone beeped at 2.22 on Wednesday morning, October 2nd. “Headed to the hospital” I read, from Simon, our bird-keeping, rock climbing son and expectant Dad! This ...
Birthday Boy…
Birthday Boy…
/ October 3, 2019 3 COMMENTS
First and last children get to be onlies for a couple of years… if they’re lucky and especially if they’re first and last all in one! You were lucky! The oldest of ...
Thoughts on Grand-Parenthood…
Thoughts on Grand-Parenthood…
/ September 19, 2019 0 COMMENTS
When I was young I wanted six children. My parents, with their two, thought I was crazy. Hubs and I settled on four when my OBGyn advised that four C-sections were quite enough.  I kept ...
Amazon Prime…
Amazon Prime…
/ September 12, 2019 0 COMMENTS
We all enjoy Amazon Prime, I can order something and get it tomorrow. It’s convenient, I don’t even have to leave my house, packages come to the front door, sometimes even ...
The Back Porch…
The Back Porch…
/ September 3, 2019 1 COMMENTS
When we moved into Footlights 4 years ago we had planned to build two porches so we could leave the doors open and get that breeze-way effect.  The back porch was already covered and we ...