Every now and then something tremendous happens in my life and I forget to take a minute to be thankful. Today my heart is full and I am thankful for sure. I recently wrote about applying for a new Masters degree program at the University where I work. I received notification that I had been … Continue reading thankful friday / persistence
Daily Post Theme: Toothbrush Baby teeth - she now has 8. The first two cut like knives through her little soft gums and she cried and drooled and cried some more. Nothing could stop the tears or the pain. Her two front teeth hurt her but then more started popping in faster and with less … Continue reading Baby Teeth
“The only way that we can live, is if we grow. The only way that we can grow is if we change. The only way that we can change is if we learn. The only way we can learn is if we are exposed. And the only way that we can become exposed is if … Continue reading a fine time for change
Today I wanted to share some of my favorite quotes about happiness! Maybe a few will make you smile. “Love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” ― Robert A. Heinlein “Folks are usually about as happy as they make their minds up to be.” ― Abraham … Continue reading Happy Friday!
The Daily Post Theme: Yarn I can't exactly pass up the Daily Post Theme about YARN, now can I? I have been pretty busy with a few knitting projects. I have finished the Pirate Cove Shawl and I'm pretty pleased with it overall. I have not taken a full photo of the finished project yet, … Continue reading too much acrylic yarn
The Daily Post Theme: Unravel I've been working on a new knitting project and so far I have mixed feelings of my progress. I found a free shawl pattern on Ravelry: Pirate's Cove by Hilary Latimer and thought it looked easy enough for a beginner. The shawl is entirely garter stitch with one section of a … Continue reading pirate’s cove shawl
Daily Post Theme: Baby She is my sunshine baby.
Daily Post Theme: Heard It started as a tiny whimper, then a gasp, and finally a loud grunt. The baby monitor vibrated on my nightstand as she heaved a perturbed cry. I heard a thump and another cry. In the dark, I reach for the monitor and pressed the video button without looking. A blast … Continue reading Plan B
Daily Post Theme: Lovingly When my little sweet baby was about 6 months old, I would lay her in her crib awake at night, kiss her on the nose, and say "good-night". I would leave the room and in 15 minutes or so she would be asleep. Of course it didn't work every time - … Continue reading she is full of fire
A few days ago, I walked by this little note, "Free to a good home! (Smiley-face)". The note and book were left outside of the copier room where I work. Logically, a good place to stash unwanted items, since the copier room is a pretty central location with a fair amount of foot traffic. Surely, … Continue reading the magic of a good home