The Hours They Do Go By

I've been trying to count only sunny hours lately. It's challenging on many fronts. I know I'm not alone in this.  But spring is on the way again, the days are getting longer and despite snow (!) warnings for this weekend, it will come. Just as it does every year. Since I last wrote to … Continue reading The Hours They Do Go By

Stuck in a Time Warp

A Christmas time warp.  Here it is, January 29th, and I have to confess to you that I have not taken down one lick of my Christmas decorations yet.  In my defense, I didn't finish getting the house decorated until the night of December 23rd.  What about you? I'm not quite tired of them yet but … Continue reading Stuck in a Time Warp

Counting Blessings

A year ago, we had Thanksgiving in the hospital.  Followed by Christmas, and then New Year's.  It jokingly became known as the "Holiday Trifecta" between us and the team at UVA. Many of you remember that we had Thanksgiving in the hospital at the University of Virginia because just a couple of weeks before, Patrick … Continue reading Counting Blessings

Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

object noun |ˈäbjəkt| 1. a material thing that can be seen and touched: he was dragging a large object | small objects such as shells.•  Philosophy: a thing external to the thinking mind or subject. My brain is feeling a tad fatigued so these are pretty literal depictions of this week's theme.  Still, I hope you like them.  Just a little reminder that … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Object

For My Sister

I wanted to do something really special for my sister this past Christmas so I made her this wreath as her big gift. She has an awful lot on her shoulders these days and since I live several hours away, there is a limit as to how much help I can be.  Since our Dad … Continue reading For My Sister