Monthly Archives: March 2011

And another week comes

Last week was a bit of a blur. Between all the stuff at the beginning of the week the boys and girls badminton teams were in full flight with practice and multiple tournaments. Every year I say to myself that … Continue reading

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Is it Friday yet?

Naturally on Monday there was a snow storm. I say naturally because I had to get three badminton teams out to Hudson to play West Wood High School. A three team tournament at a school that is 30 minutes away … Continue reading

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Sonnet 116 – Shakespeare

Let me not to the marriage of true minds Admit impediments. Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and … Continue reading

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‘Tis to laugh

Really, I just have to laugh, after the past few weeks fretting about finances and going through everything doing a budget to find out that I am over spending on our luxious lifestyle to find out this morning that this … Continue reading

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Budget day

So today Richard came down and we did our family budget. The good news is that I was right, we are short every month. The bad news is that it is an amount slightly more than $300. We worked the … Continue reading

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Flyer day

Yesterday was flyer day. A plastic back filled with flyers is delivered to every house on the street. Normally I just toss it in recycling but yesterday I took an hour to go through all the flyers. What resulted was … Continue reading

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Making the world smaller

It is probably counter intuitive but I have been making efforts to make the world smaller – my world at least. I pruned my facebook friends list down to 14 and it is now comprised mostly of family with a … Continue reading

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Done and done

I’ve had the same cell phone number since 1998. On March 21 it will no longer be valid. Neither will the phones my children. Cutting expenses is one of those things that is never easy but in truth I waited … Continue reading

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Please have exact change

The end of the week went well. I have been trying to pick up more slack at home, doing the dishes right after putting meals on the table and getting the laundry into the washer first thing in the morning. … Continue reading

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Unready

For this I am unprepared. Love even etched bone deep cannot prepare you for everything. Unreadiness, unpreparedness – because even if we think we can plan for what we know inevitably will come as it comes to all who draw breath … Continue reading

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