Christmas Card Catastrophe's and Learning to Enjoy the Moment.

Last year the challenge of putting together a decent looking Christmas card was getting 3 little kids under the age of 7 to sit still and look at the camera not to mention one very uninterested 17 year old. This year the challenge was not having my entire little family together to pose for a picture together. Puts things into perspective I suppose. One minute you are irritated or upset about something that seems important and the next minute you realize it was so trivial you wasted precious moments worrying about it at all....more

All work and no play....

... does make Sherri (me) a dull girl. And.... I'm not going to lose it a la Jack Nicholson in The Shining (as my segue to a rant indicates here), but.... I am snippy these days.After days of folding laundry, emptying the dishwasher, making dinners that no one likes, and getting my winter frump on (UGGs, yoga pants, jogging bra, long-sleeved T, scarf, and hoodie), I get .... well... like I said, snippy (see, I even have advanced brain fry - not good for a writer who needs to be able to.... um.... use words). ...more