Faith…
Faith…
/ November 15, 2019 0 COMMENTS
I trust God. I have faith. Really. As long as everything is going well I ...
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 ...
Sprout Walks…
Sprout Walks…
/ August 21, 2019 0 COMMENTS
Sprout really isn’t much of a walker. I ended up giving up on her company during my morning walks because I thought dragging her along the lane rather defeated the purpose of ...
Shads au Contraire…
Shads au Contraire…
/ July 29, 2019 0 COMMENTS
This year we were all set to take our five cats at Footlights for their annual rabies shots. I went up into the attic and brought down the three boxes I have for mine. Daughts worked on ...
Thirty Years Ago…
Thirty Years Ago…
/ July 14, 2019 3 COMMENTS
Thirty years ago I was working as the phone room manager at Rainbow-Ticketmaster in Dallas. I had two sons, Ian was 3 and a bit, Simon was 10 months old and my blue-eyed cowboy was ...