It's hard for parents. Especially out in the world alone, it's hard. I've started trying to do a thing to offset my generally bitchy attitude towards life, and to make other parents feel better....more
Recipe ~ Baked Costa Rican Style Tilapia with Rice and BeansI am notoriously bad at cooking fish. I do not like pan frying it because it sticks to my pans and falls apart so easily. Deep frying it, I always get burned, and have the same problem of it falling apart. Baking it, well in the past when I tried baking fish, let's just say we ordered pizza that night.But I was determined to find a good fish recipe I could handle, because we are all sick to death of chicken!...more
6 months ago there was a celebration of Baby's birth! Since that time so much has happened. Baby has learned so much, grown a ton, and as parents we've just gone with it. But, in honor of him being 6 months old, I thought I'd post pictures of his journey thus far.At birth, he looked like this. From the moment he was born, Hun said that Baby looked just like me. As time goes on, and other people mention the same, I am now convinced of the truth....more
The daytime soap opera 'Doctors' recently spent a whole week of episodes based on the works of Jane Austen, using a patient with selective mutism who lives in her own fantasy world as Lizzie Bennet of Pride and Prejudice fame for the Monday and Tuesday instalments, titled 'Austenland', with other books such as Northanger Abbey and Emma dealt with later in the week. Lizzie (and Emma, the two characters seem to be merged) are played straight which makes a strange disconnect with the usual hospital shenanigans....more
Who inspires me?
Why do I love her? She walked the walk.
At the age of 12, Harriet refused to follow the orders of a slave owner who wanted her to assist him by helping restrain a man so he could be beaten.
She refused. She stood up to a white man and said "no".
When we go through a test or a trial, that is a moment to talk to God. He wants to hear from us in good and bad times but especially in the bad times. It doesn’t matter if you think that what you are going through is major(and it actually isn’t), God still wants to hear about it. ...more
I hate it. I hate it. I. Hate. It.I can’t say that enough times. When Daylight Savings Time ends, I go into depressed mode. Most people are happy, the days are shorter and we get more sleep. Bah Humbug! That’s what I say. It’s B.S. ...more