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Sunday Journal: Break Week

We took a break from school this week while my mother was visiting for Sparkles' procedure. Tomorrow is our first official full day of school for the new year. All of the books and baskets are organized and ready for... Continue Reading →

The Anticipated Day

Today we finally learned the name of Sparkles' nemesis: Ulcerative Colitis. We still need to wait for lab results to confirm. However, her doctor was certain enough to give us paperwork to read and prescribe medicines to begin her treatment.... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Baseball, Butter and Brave Writer

The week went by too quickly...mostly because of the long weekend. The big event for me this week was going to my very first baseball game to see the Lexington Legends. I do not know much about the game but... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Sparkles and the Specialist

This past week was mostly a quiet week with one really long day. On Tuesday we met with the specialist to discuss Sparkles' illness. Now, I don't know about the rest of you, but after filling out reams of paperwork... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Doctors and the Computer Interface Misappropriation

Monday morning was horrible. Sometime during the night Microsoft stole Windows 7 and replaced it with Windows 10. WTF Bill Gates??? What a dreadful thing to do on a Monday! Well...any day of the week, really. I am not happy... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: The Week Summer Plans Changed

We greeted June in the emergency room. Emergency comes from the Latin meaning "to arise" or "bring to light". The symbolic beauty of the word's origin is obscured today. The word seems ugly to me and does not flow well off the... Continue Reading →

2016 Word

A new year full of promise, hope, new adventures, and dreams. Not exactly... Just more of the same-old, same-old. I'm not one for keeping New Year's resolutions. I'll let the fitness hype go this year. But, now that we are... Continue Reading →

Sunday Journal: Butterfly Funerals, Addictions and Hello Fluffies!!!

We opened a bunch of boxes this week...and still have a ton to go. I worked with the kids in their rooms on the days I could concentrate on unpacking. Their rooms are slowly coming together. Sparkles bed was broken... Continue Reading →

Seriously???

Every fall (for the past twenty years or more) I take antihistamines for my ragweed allergy for about eight weeks. No big deal. At least I didn't think so. This year when I stopped taking Allegra-D I started suffering withdrawal symptoms. I... Continue Reading →

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