Category Archives: Laura Ingalls Wilder

Snow Day List


They predicted a weather event up here in The Mitten and last night the school closings began. The Ab-Cat was ecstatic. We have had a little, but certainly nothing to justify the mass cancellations. If we don’t get some MAJOR inches this afternoon there are going to be some cranky school superintendants. I have to say it’s nice when they make the call the night before. After the districts started to fall like dominoes, our BSF leaders meeting was cancelled, meaning all of us Admin leaders proceeded with calling our designated ladies from our phone tree fan out list. It was nice to have the decision made, phones called and alarms turned off, and the knowledge of the beauty of a snow day ahead!

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Currently reading. This is the third book in the series, following The Rosie Project and The Rosie Effect. I have really enjoyed them all for many reasons, but I have particularly appreciated how he explains the thinking of the main character Don, who has Asperger’s, autism, or is autistic. The label itself is up for debate. Funny, sad and thought provoking.

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A text between Mousey and The Usher, contemplating their future cat.

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🙂 🙂 🙂

Maybe because I let them lay on me in this fashion and am patient when he gives me sassy tail every time I move.

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I don’t know about you, but I submit that finding the tiniest flake of eggshell in your pancake ( or whatever) to be one of the most off-putting things that can occur at breakfast. Just my opinion. And you can not eat confidently after finding it, because you never know how many more flakes might be there.

I don’t know about you, but I submit that donating 13 bags of unloved clothing to the BSF church, a bunch of boxes of unwanted household stuff to the Salvation Army, and returning around $80 worth of bottles and cans is very…..fulfilling.


It’s almost 1:30 and there is still no snow. I’m a little disappointed. Was hoping for a blizzard like one of the many my girl Laura Ingalls Wilder survived in The Long Winter. Of course they had little food and were running out of fuel to heat their house. We have heat and a gas fireplace, so it’s ok on that front. Plus I have a full fridge, many ingredients in the pantry, and well stocked in cream, butter and toilet paper. I say bring it ON!

Have a good Wednesday.


The Library


I am still pursuing my quest to be a better blogger. Instead of trying to go back and catch up, I’m just starting where I am and moving forward, and if I get around to it, reaching back to tell something from the past year.

I have been wanting to take MoonPie to our local library. The library stands out as one of my fondest childhood memories. I loved going to my Webster Elementary School library, with our super calm librarian, Mrs. LaMont, who I heard later became an elementary school principal, how cool is that! I loved being able to choose the books I wanted to take home, to pore over them until I learned all the words, the story and analyzed all the pictures. The library is where Mrs. LaMont introduced me to Laura Ingalls, and many other childhood friends. As I grew older, my Mom took us to the Alfred Noble Public Library over summer vacation. Oh the joy of being able to check out an unlimited number of books!! It was then I realized that I loved the smell of books, both libraries even smelled the same! I also enjoyed the library at our church, where I was first introduced to Christian fiction; Joy Spartan, Penny and Glenny in Rhodesia.

Our town is known for having a great library, our children sure have made good use of it! They have excellent selections of books, music, movies, computer games to take home, along with the fun things to do when you are actually there. Computers with educational games, puppets, a fish tank and many other things to touch, try and see. Plus all the BOOKS to look at!

MoonPie spent the most time here, at the fish tank. It was raised with a seat all the way around it. She just kept walking around and around, shouting out the colors of the fish!

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It’s the simple things in life ❤

She enjoyed the other things it had to offer, but Grammy decided that a half an hour was a good first visit! I forgot to bring the library bag (it’s been a while) so the librarian put a bunch of rubber bands around our selection of new Pete The Cat books with a few others thrown in for fun. We have read them all many times and she is having some extra lessons in being nice to books, books are our friends, we have to be gentle, they don’t belong to us, but she is getting the hang of it 🙂

Maybe we can go back next week when The Ab-Cat is on summer break from school, because she is one to enjoy a trip to one of her favorite places too. Also, two would be better than one when the grandgirl starts to run around! And Grammy will for sure remember to bring the library bag.

Here’s to the next generation of booklovers ❤

Wednesday Hodgepodge


Hi Guys! Long time, no blog!! Glad to be back, here we go!

From this Side of the Pond

1. What’s something in your house you’d like to get rid of but can’t?

Well, they are not in our house, but just outside. I dislike our brick paver patio and path. The installer did not do a great job in the first place, they have moved a LOT, and I feel one should not have to weed their brick pavers. The reason I can’t get rid of them is simple. Honey does not want to. He clearly does not dislike them as much as I do, but I think he mainly would not like to pay to have more concrete poured. I console myself with the knowledge we will most likely be moving in the next few years.
2. When is the last time you experienced a sense of nostalgia? Elaborate.

Yesterday. The girls and I went to a thrift store in our area because we had a half off coo-pin, I always enjoy the music at this store and as we shopped the song Rock and Roll, Hoochie Coo came on and I told the Girls that song always reminded me of a movie they loved when they were younger, What A Girl Wants with Amanda Bynes. We had a laugh remembering her dad Colin Firth squeezing himself into old leather pants from his heyday, jamming out to that song on air guitar. Ah, good times 🙂
3. You’re only allowed three apps on your smart phone or tablet…which three do you keep?

Facebook, Words With Friends and Pinterest.
4. July 11th is National Blueberry Muffin Day. Who knew? Do you like blueberry muffins? If you were going to have a muffin would blueberry be your choice? What’s the last thing you baked?

I did not know! I do like blueberry muffins and it might be my choice depending on the other choices. It would definitely lose to a homemade pumpkin chocolate chip muffin! The last thing I baked was a coconut pound cake on Father’s Day. It’s one of our family  favorites and it was yummy.
5. What’s the biggest way you’ve changed since you were a child? In what way are you still the same?

I have been sitting here thinking about this for quite a while. At first I though of silly ways I have changed, I no longer suck my thumb, I’m a lot taller! But I think the real answer is more that I was fairly insecure. There was some upset in my younger years that had ripple effects throughout my life. My parents divorced, there were remarriages, new families, old families with different dynamics, confusion with how things worked, uncertainty as to where I fit in, a longing for things to be different, general angst of youth mixed in for good measure. Fast forward about 45 years and I have felt secure for many, many years. I credit my Heavenly Father, and my sweet, wonderful, funny Honey and our family.

And I still love Laura Ingalls Wilder 🙂 Nothing new there!

6. Insert your own random thought here.

I think I could be a better blogger if I would just stay home for about 5 minutes! I am leaving on my 4th trip this Saturday since the end of May! Virginia, South Haven, Michigan, Florida and next up, Washington state to see our now ONE YEAR OLD Grandgirl!

MoonPie had a birthday party and her Mama made her a yummy cake that she enjoyed very much!

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She was very willing to share.

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She is reminding me of her Daddy here!

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Happy Birthday Baby Girl, Grammy will see you soon!!!

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Thanks for stopping by!

On a Tuesday


I believe I mentioned that The Mitten has been C.O.L.D. lately. And snowy. So I have been IN a lot!

Honey and I have been watching Justified on Amazon Prime. Man, those hillbilly’s down yonder in Kentucky are some bad customers!!!!

Honey had a long weekend off because of Martin Luther King Day. He goes back to work for 4 days and is then laid off for 2 weeks. It’s like practice for when he retires!!!

Speaking of Honey, he has been planning a fishing trip to Alaska next summer with Mrs. Schmenkman’s husband, Mr C!!! Honey has been a couple times before, so he has some ideas about what to do and what to miss. They have been e-mailing, texting and calling each other up a storm, trying to get all the details hammered out. I sent a chat message to Mrs. Schmenkman while playing Words With Friends. I said; “they are so cute planning their trip!!!”, she said “I know!!!!”

Yesterday was my first day on the keto diet. I had keto pancakes with a schnibble of homemade raspberry jam made with Truvia  for brunch, and for dinner I had eggs and sausage. I was alone and Mama don’t cook when there ain’t nobody home. In the literature I received from the natural path dr it mentioned eating in “windows” of time. Such as only eating in a 10 hour window and fasting for 14, or eating in an 8 hour window and fasting for 16. Black belt keto eaters can evidently shrink their windows down further to 6 or 4.  I unintentionally had a 7 hour eating window, so I am pretty happy with that. I wasn’t starving, but I know that some days are hungry days and the heart wants what the heart wants! So long as it’s legal! Honey is starting today because he needed to polish off the remainder of his last hurrah pizza and wings. Mousey has been on it a week or two already and she said she would be glad to welcome us to her eating regimen. She said it was hard and lonely on her own.

I would be happy to loose 10 pounds and ESTATIC to loose 15. I’m not sure what Honey’s goal is.

Sy has been sticking closer than a brother in all of the cold weather. He is all about laps and blankets these days. Seeking warmth from Mousey’s computer?


He sleeps on The Ab-Cat’s desk in front of her computer all.the.time.  He bushed. That paw.


Because it has been majorly wintry, I have been reading The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder. I like to read about that winter from HE-double hockey sticks whenever I start to feel the least bit sorry for myself. No matter what we’ve got going on, it’s not 7 months of blizzards, up to –40 degrees below zero temperatures and no food, coal or kerosene because the trains were not able to run!!!!!

I’m going to Sam’s today because we are down to 7 sticks of butter and our last pint of cream, HORRORS!!!!!

Enjoy your Tuesday. Stay warm 🙂

A List of Things


Hi Guys. It has taken about 3 weeks to get over The Plague. I did most things that people suggested in an effort to reduce my misery including but not limited to; Emergent-C, a T of honey and a T of apple cider vinegar, TRULY HEINOUS!!!! Folks kept telling me I needed a Hot Toddy, and they had old family recipes, certain liquors and other ingredients they thought worked best. It said online that whiskey was the best thing to help you sleep, so SIGN ME UP.

Honey graciously brought me this. Maybe as an homage to his Canadian roots. Fun Fact: when we lived in Windsor, Ontario, we regularly passed by the place that made this! All I have to say is I will never be an alcoholic. I had to drink that Hot Toddy holding my nose. I did sleep a wee bit better that night. The next night I decided to not prolong my misery of drinking an entire mug of nasty, I just drank the 2 ounces as a shot. The Ab-Cat said she had to see this and proceeded to laugh when I held my nose and threw it back, because I was gagging!


I just put the bottle in the cupboard above the fridge and called the experiment a dismal failure. But in other news, Honey has contracted some other kind of plague and he had his own Toddy this morning. There was no unpleasant gagging I’m happy to report.

In other news!

THIS is happening!!!! We have lived in our home about 18 years and there has always been an empty field behind us. Our builder told us that a church owned the property, but other than a once a month appointment with a giant machine to cut the grass/weeds, there was never any activity back there. The only time I ever went back there was to stealthily scatter leaves, weeds and other garden debris that caused the bush hog guy no trouble, So basically the point behind our house was a compost area.

We started hearing rumors that the church wanted to sell the property. This caused us mild concern, only because we did not fancy a gas station or something like that back there. We soon heard that another church bought the land, and I actually knew some people who went to that church! My good friend CMB’s parents are in attendance as is the mother of my old friend Suzanne Suzanna Danna, along with others from the church where we all grew up.


There were starts and delays, rumors of trouble with the city and the county, a sign was posted and then one day there was a fence around the entire property! Then the heavy equipment moved in and now we have a HUGE hole on the other side of our hedge! Since we are getting the retention pond back there, we can only assume that has something to do with the digging.They have been struggling with a lot of rain, so work has been in fits and starts

I don’t know that you can tell, but it’s about a 15 foot hole back there! Honey has been using the noise machine when he sleeps because they are Johnny on the spot at 7 in the morning and don’t knock off until 6. They have holes to dig and dirt to move and as of one day last week, cables to cut!!!!



We noticed our internet was out, but it is not unheard of to have occasional interruptions over here. When it continued and we did a little investigation, we discovered we had no TV or landline. That seemed fishy. After a conversation with Wowway, it was determined that we, and our neighbor to the south, had no service. They did not call to report it because they conveniently do not live there anymore. The nice Wow guy came out and ran a temporary line until they could bury a line and we were happy to welcome the distraction of cable back into our lives.

This is probably around the time the line was cut, they are mighty close to our box.


One whole day without internet, tv and phone and I have to say this is how we felt. Thanks Oklahoma Tammy, very timely I must say!!!!!


Because of Thanksgiving, our BSF class moved to Monday, with an abbreviated leaders meeting earlier than usual and then class right after. It’s a full day, but it works for us. I have been participating in the 7 day, black and white challenge on Instagram, no words, no people and no explanation. This was one of my offerings. As BSFfers, we are known for our ability to make very nice circles. I’m pretty sure it might say that in the Bible. “They were known for their love, and ability to make a great circle”. Or something like that. 😉 Miss May’s circle in the sanctuary.IMG-6079

When the weather turns, this young catten gets very cuddly and needy. He just needs to be touching you. We don’t mind. It’s just a good thing he is so sweet, because he is about 50% trouble. Some days 75.


Because of the holiday, schedules are all joophered up, in a good way! Plus we are not hosting Thanksgiving, we’re OFF!!!! Therefore, I have a little more time to blob!!!! Planning to be back tomorrow with The Hodgepodge.

Way Back When-sday Hodgepodge


Hi Guys! Glad you stopped by! A big thank you to Joyce for gathering us together and giving us things to talk about.

1. March is National Women’s History Month. In that vein, who are three women who’ve been influential in your life? How so?

I have had the blessing of many influential women in my life but I think I will say my Mother, her mother, my Grandma Georgia, and Laura Ingalls Wilder.

I think I have always been aware that I was influenced by my Mom, but I realize it even more the older I get. She has been gone for 6 years now but I still hear her in my mind. I remember her wisdom, advice and perseverance when life life is hard. I would dearly love to be able to talk with her and get her perspective again. I guess I would say she taught me how to be.

My Grandma Georgia was a real treasure. She was kind, loving, no respecter of persons, a prayer warrior and a super fun gal! She also knew a thing or twenty about persevering when life was difficult. I guess I come from women who could live with joy in the unexpected trials of life.

Even though I didn’t know Laura, I felt like I did! She influenced my love of reading and gave me a look into how life was very different not so long ago. I loved reading about her adventures, her simple love and loyalty for her family, how they did things in her lifetime and even their  hardships and disappointments were presented as something one could overcome. I was a better person for knowing her. 

2. In what ways do you think women have it easier than men?

Strictly speaking for myself, I have it easier than Honey because I can’t fix things like he can. He has had to take care of some pretty hard/ nasty/ complicated problems. And for that I am very thankful!!!!!!

3. What do you need most right now: faith, love, hope, or peace?

This Presidential election has me feeling a little hopeless and anything but peaceful. I’ll have some hope and peace please.


4. Do you have a collection? If so, what do you collect and why?

Not in the usual sense, but I do look for shells and rocks that are heart shaped. It started many years ago when one of the kids gave me a little heart shaped rock they had found., I kept it on my ring holder. So I guess I have a little collection going there!

5. Plaids, checks, polka dots, stripes…your favorite?

I guess polka dots would be my fave but I don’t wear them much. They seem happy, don’t you think?

I do seem to have some stripes as well, see picture above.

6. In what ways are you the same as your childhood self?

I still love the kitties, just like I always did! Still love to be caught up reading a good book, listening to the musical soundtrack of my youth, and I continue to have a soft spot for the Star Trek franchise.

7. You’re a contestant on the TV game show Jeopardy. What category will you ace? 

Well,  I am pretty unbeatable playing the pink entertainment category on Trivia Crack.  I am a fountain of useless information. I would do pretty well in a Beatle’s category as well.

8. Insert your own random thought here. 

Let’s go Way Back to the late 1980s to see my influential Mom and Grandma! It looks like they are heading off to church, it could possibly be Easter Sunday, in Englewood Florida.


I love these ladies, they are my People. I like to imagine they are probably gardening together in heaven for their Lord.

Thanks for stopping by.

Way Back When-sday Hodgepodge


Hi Guys, glad you dropped by! If you would like to link up, click on the button below to head over to Joyce’s.

1.  Speaking of skating…when did you last ‘skate on thin ice’, ‘skate over the details’, ‘encounter a cheapskate’, or just plain skate?

I could not tell you the last time I ice skated!  It would be a pretty dangerous proposition for me at this age, I fall a LOT harder than I used to!

I was evidently skating on thin ice last week when my cars battery died after I arrived at my Bible study. Ignorance was bliss!

2. What would you say is the biggest problem of people your age?

There are so many! Weight, menopause, eyesight, health, energy, poor sleep and MEMORY! Let’s say energy because if I had that I might be more equipped to handle some of the others.

3. What’s your favorite accessory? Is it something you wear every day, often, or only on special occasions?

I am going to say my silver Capri bell that I wear every day on a necklace. It was given to me by my friend The Oreo Mom when she and her husband traveled to Capri Italy several years ago.

She knew that I run with a group of gals and we call ourselves The Capri’s. They are all related by blood or marriage, sisters Capri L, who is also known as Mrs. Schmenkman, Capri P, and Capri Laurie and  their sister in laws Capri D and Capri A. They graciously have allowed me to crash their family party because I have my own blood and marriage!

They are also jealous of my Capri stuff. My Aunt Phyllis gave me this Capri tote bag.


And here is the little bell from Deb The Oreo Mom! I love nifty necklaces on others but I am not a fan of them on myself. I pretty much wear this everyday, along with my wedding ring and watch and a nifty bracelet. I feel very comfortable in my favorite accessory! I think the other Capri’s may be a tad jealous of my Capri-wear!


4. January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day. Are you a lover of cheese? What’s your favorite dish made with cheese? Last thing you ate that contained some kind of cheese?

I AM a lover of cheese! Lots of kinds too! Grilled chicken on a fatoosh with feta, Tuna melt, patty melt, Honey’s spaghetti sauce with Parmesan, cream cheese on an Asiago bagel, sharp cheddar on crackers, Honey’s mac and cheese, and many more yummy things! The last cheese I had was on my burger last night at Birthday Club.

5. What’s something guaranteed to make you roll your eyes?

Another one with multiple answers. I roll my eyes when people whine about their extreme busyness, without taking responsibility for the fact that they are the ones cramming their schedule. There are seasons of life that are naturally busy but a lot of the issue is poor planning and an inability to be reasonable. Who is in control of you? Sometimes you need to say no thank you.

6. Your favorite book series?

I am going to have to go with the Laura Ingalls Wilder, Little House series. I have read that series so many times, as a child and several times with my own children or by myself. I heart them so. I hope little girls and boys are still reading them, I know they meant a great deal to me. It was wonderful to have a glimpse of life in another era.

7. Why did you choose your profession?

I don’t think it was a lifelong dream to be a hairdresser but the skill surfaced in my teens. I always liked to do my own, and often others hair. My poor brother was a total guinea pig in so many areas!

I couldn’t think of anything I really wanted to pursue, so after working full time at other things for several years I decided to give it a whirl.  It has been a good job for me. Except for the couple times, when our kids were having severe health issues, I have always worked, some years more than others. It was very flexible/ working from home,  so I could schedule dr appointments, therapy, school volunteering and field trips and Bible studies around all of the beautification! 

8. Insert your own random thought here. 

Here I am with my brother Beeve in 1969! We had a couple of sweeeeeet rides!


Thanks for stopping by!

A List and The Weekly Sy


Hi Y’All. It was not my intention to have a blob break but I guess that is what I did. I was just texting Heifer Lynn this morning and she asked about it. I responded that i have yet to get into the swing of things since my life picked up this fall. I usually post in the morning and if I don’t get my act together to write ahead of time, no post magically appears.

If I am being honest, I was also in a bit of a funk. My usual October funk. This year was the 20th marking of the day of the car accident that resulted in Abby’s spinal cord injury. I don’t discount that I will talk about it in the future but I couldn’t get my thoughts gathered the way I wanted to. I had an entire post written that I deleted because it came off as… not what I was trying to say. Maybe another time.

It was a beautimous fall week for walking up here in The Mitten!!!!! GLORIOUS! Keelyody and I just kept pointing and saying “look at that one!”.

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Speaking of outdoors, Honey, Mousey and I got a massive jump start on the outside work last Thursday before we headed down to Iowa! Mousey and I emptied all of the pots, moved them to their winter homes, took all the moveable stuff to the shed, cut back the day lillies and hauled MONSTROUSLY heavy loads of plant life in varying shades of life or death back to the field.

I felt a little like the Ingalls family preparing for winter. Without the urgent need to chop tons of firewood so we wouldn’t freeze to death, or gather all of the food we would need to have for the coming winter or else we would DIE of starvation. But you know, sorta kinda.

Except for cutting the grass today and the ONE LEAF RAKING a year we give Honey as an act of love, I should be done out there!!!! Hallelujah and thank you Lord!

I have a confession to make. I did something I don’t think I have ever done before. I put some groceries from Sam’s in the keep cold bag and I forgot about them!!!!!  I discovered them a few days later and was mortified! A package of salami, a container of fresh mushrooms and a pint of half and half. I may as well have lit $20 on fire and watched it burn. I guess it could have been worse. It can always be worse.

I GOT MY HAIRS CUT!!!!!!! Always a welcome thing. Does my top look familiar Schmenky?


I have a new favorite nail polish color. Got the Blues For Red from OPI. Not my hand below.


Mousey boarded a Greyhound to Chicago for the weekend. She is spending time with The Boy and The Dane, evidently shopping and drinking coffee. I snagged this off of her instagram.


I was texting her last night and sent her this picture of her cat, Lucy, looking like a complete CRAB. As she does. Goiter kitty.Her heart is full of hate.


I then moved on to Sy who is getting cuddlier as the weather grows colder. So I guess he is just a blanket groupie..

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He slept between me and The Ab-Cat all night long on a down throw while I watched HGTV and saw people buying log houses, with fire places, where he would have been coozied up like a heat seeking missile.


And then he got spicy and tried to bite my feet as they were trying to warm themselves beneath him. Some people!


If he was the Boss of the World he would be The Heat Miser. From The Year Without A Santa Claus? I bet there is thunderous silence on that reference! It’s not a huge favorite like Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer or Santa Claus is Coming to Town, which were pure deliciousness in my book.

The Heat Miser.


His brother The Snow Miser.


Fabulous, I know.

Trying to jog your memory here.

Anyway, if The Snow Miser was in charge, Sy would be ok as long as he had his people and fluffy blankets around. We like him better this way too, he is WAY more loving.

Have a good weekend!



Should be required reading in all schools. Number 1 because it’s so good, and number 2 because after reading it we should NEVER EVER complain about our winter again. #everythingineedtoknowilearnedfromtheingalls #mouseywouldhavedied


I sent this to Mrs. Schmenkman earlier this week because she has oodles of kitties. I then realized that this applies to me as well. #perspective #felinepride


The only kind I am interested in seeing. #mynearfuture


This looks SO yummy. Supposed to be dieting over here. #lovetheoneyourewith


Michigan this week. It bears asking. #why? #-20


In honor of the Saturday Night Live 40th year anniversary, I MUST SAY!!!!!! #edgrimleyforever


Where I am. #puremichigan  #devilsicebox


Where we are going. Ahhhhhhhh. #beachbliss #vacation #honeygetsoutofdodge


Maybe what I will do there! #getmycrafton #rocklivesmatter


Have a pin-worthy day!




Y’All, it is –10 degrees out there.

Not whining, just an information update. Mousey will do the actual whining.

I told her she is dangerously close to being labeled a complainer. But, she is cute, so we will change that to Grumble Bunny.

Our BSF lesson this week was about complaining. God doesn’t like it. I think we all know that, but it was a good reminder.

Complaining can be contagious. I think we all know that too.

I complain on occasion. I think we all know that.

So the moral of the story? Don’t be a Grumble Bunny.

I keep telling myself that Laura Ingalls Wilder lived through a worse winter than this.

I got new glasses. I don’t like them. It is my way.

Mousey and Ab-Cat did too. Mousey is enjoying seeing for the first time in five years. Vanity, thy name is Mouselina.

She is also trying contacts. They are not going quite as well. At first they really bothered her eyes. The next pair are WAY more comfortable, but she unfortunately cannot see out of one eye. As you can imagine, there has been some back and forth to the eye doctor.

The Ab-Cat has also been back and forth with the fit of her glasses and her darling new sunglasses. What is wrong with us?

I downloaded BooMama’s A Little Salty To Cut The Sweet and BigMama’s The Antelope In My Living Room for ZERO American dollars on my Kindle last week!!!!! Happy Valentines Day to ME!

I just looked and it’s not available anymore 😦   I am so sorry I did not let you know sooner.

Because it is negative degrees outside, that means I have multiple errands to run today, that’s how I roll.

But Honey, my friend CMB and our cats will thank me, so there’s that incentive.

Also my back.

Did I mention I have a new chiropractor? I like him a lot. He has helped my neck and headaches a whole bunch. He is now working on this hurty shoulder attached to the chicken wing, rib cage, bra strap area. He calls it something about the rotator, rib tip something or other. I had this problem once before and it took a sweet forever to go away on its own.

Y’All, he is about KILLING me but I have to admit it is feeling some better. I have to go see him again today before he leaves for vacation so he can mangle me again.

I had to pick a new picture for my avatar on the new blob. I chose this one.


Unfortunately, I had to crop my brother Beeve out of it, but I will show you guys the whole thing. I like his face.

Ok, gotta git. Enjoy your day!