• "life"

    of late

    The mornings start early here; weekend or not.  I’m always the first to wake.  I drag myself downstairs to enjoy a cup of Jo and eat before the chaos begins.  During the weekdays, Bubba flies out the door swallowing the last of whatever breakfast he scarfed down with a coffee cup in hand.  Then the kids and I do schoolwork, cook, eat, clean, and try to keep ourselves semi-entertained during the minute’s in-between.  Most of the in-between moments are spent outside in the backyard in an effort to soak up the last of summer.  (88 degrees today! I’m trying to be positive but I’m ready for cool weather)  While the…

  • "life"

    at night

    Tonight, I emerged from my four walls and treated Nathan and I to a movie. The movie theater that is. It is the first movie I have ventured out to see since the first Thor came out—like two years ago.   Anyway, I chose“Noah”, thinking it would be action enough for a 12 y/o boy along with a good dose of biblical history. To bad the biblical history wasn’t so accurate. I contemplated leaving during the middle of it, but I figured since I paid 10 bucks to sit there—then I was going to sit there and get my $10 worth. Actually $16.50 since I paid for both of us. It’s…