Arrrrrrrrrrrrgh!

I just spent more than an hour replying to a Man Baby reply to Trish (I don't dare look up her last name now). Then, it not only dissapeared but for the last line from here, but from my Wordpad copy on my desktop. It's so late it's very early (sun is in the shower now, be out soon) which may have something to do with it? Or is there a time limit on composing a reply? Not a bad idea really. But it is wonderful to have this place to write. And I promise and threaten that I will. ...more
@Not such a good BIO post, and I see (maybe?  very nearsighted) that editing in NOT part of the ...more

A Little Grace Goes A Long Way

A few weeks ago I was rushing around the house getting ready to leave for our two week vacation.  We would be flying out and the kids and I would be driving back in a new-to-us van.  I tried hard that week to not procrastinate, to get everything done, to not stress myself out at the last minute--you know, my usual MO.  I did have most everything packed a couple days in advance, but my house was a complete disaster.  I had neglected laundry for far too long.  To make it worse I had decided to go through all the kids' and my clothes that didn't fit and organize them....more