The Motel is Not a Hotel

The Motel is Not a Hotel Only a couple days in to Vanlife and I have fallen ill. We expected that this would eventually happen, but I had no expectation it would happen so soon. Oh curses I say to you! You have failed me, inside and out, body of mine! But alas, it must…

Morphine Rambles

Let me take you back to something that I wrote while laying in the hospital bed waiting for my gallbladder to be removed.  I was connected to a Morphine drip in order to dull the pain and news that the  doctors were unsure if I could make it to surgery in time before my gallbladder…

An Open Letter to all Parents (and to be)…

Dear Parents and Future Parents, Please have enough sense and respect to not send your child to school when they have an illness or other annoying, pesky ailment like lice.  I understand that many of you work and “can’t afford” to keep your kids home from school, but some situations demand you to do so.…

First Snow Fall

It has been a while, this I know, but I found myself in a place of darkness and eagerness to rant.  Instead of going off on things and strongly stating my opinions on irritations, I decided to take a step back, allowing my mind to settle. I hope everyone enjoyed their holiday season and vacation time.  I…

Foggy Disaster

I hope that everyone had a great Thanksgiving holiday weekend!  I know that we enjoyed ours!  Thanksgiving means counting down to all our December events!  My birthday is on the 6th, the twins on the 12th, and then we prepare for Christmas!  We also have a Girl Scout ceremony and a parade to be apart…

Transitioned to Surrender

I can feel it happening.  The pain day by day intensifies and new symptoms are added.  It began with the feeling of taking a few good punches in my kidneys followed by some facial pressure.  Now my ears ache, my face is beginning to drain and a light cough has tickled the back of my…