St Patrick’s Day Walk

I am Irish, like for real Irish not just today is St Patrick's Day Irish. My maternal grandmother is from County Down and came here as a young woman to make a life for herself. I grew up with beef stew on St Paddy's day, green whatever clothes wise (NEVER Orange) and of course Irish... Continue Reading →

Where to Next?

I am somewhat at a loss today as so many things have fallen apart in just a few days, like three to be specific. My best friend lost her Dad last week and while it was sad she was not very close to him and more needed help in dealing with her family who tends... Continue Reading →

Night Photos

The kids were excited to see the night sky because it was so "haunting". We did have fun though but because of the cold weather and the fact it was low light a bunch of photos we took did not really come out clearly but here are our favorites. It was cool to watch the... Continue Reading →

February Days

I am not even sure where the time goes these days. I know on the second Friday we had the case manager visit. I know tomorrow she will arrive again, I mean at least she is supposed to I think. I called and asked but I did not her back so I will have to... Continue Reading →

Enter the Case Manager

I was at home having a voice lesson, yes I do sing for church and local plays. N is expecting one of her workers and I get a text from the worker saying she will be here in 10 minutes. Right around the time she would arrive there is a knock at the door. I... Continue Reading →

Into the Year

I am so stuck right now I am not sure what to do. I am struggling hard and feel like I have no where to turn. I know I do and I know folks care for me but wow is this hard right now. Court was last Monday and nothing happened. M1 never got a... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday M2

I am not by any means an emotional person. However yesterday I was in tears on and off because of the fact my baby turned 16. I was so overwhelmed with pride in her that I could not believe it. We had meetings to discuss job training so she can get a job. She started... Continue Reading →

New Year Old Struggles

I am trying to be positive so let's see how this goes.... Positive, I have wanted a Ninja Foodi so after struggling with the holidays I decided that I would buy myself one. Now they are expensive and so it took me a bit to struggle with coughing up the monies but my coworker swore... Continue Reading →

Lights in the Park

Now that the holiday is over I decided to catch up on a few things. I had to go to the home improvement store to order a new shower kit and for the interim caulk to make some quick fixes. Yes I do enjoy my old house but cripes I am doing a lot of... Continue Reading →

Christmas Day

I have never been a huge fan of Christmas. I love the lights and the tree and giving gifts but that is about all. I struggle with the holidays even more now as an adult and my kids have their own challenges. I survived today but will keep the post focused on my struggle instead... Continue Reading →

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