Season of Loss

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It is a season of loss for our family. Carl's father died after a battle with cancer in April 2012, my father died in November at the age of 91, and just recently on August 28, Carl's mother died of cancer. We lost three of our parents in 16 months. Carl's mother's sickness and death came quickly. I'm sure she knew she was ill, but she didn't tell anyone or go to the doctor until two weeks before her death, when she couldn't eat and was in severe pain. Her death has affected us in many ways, but … [Read more...]

My Hubby’s Lunch

Here's everything: His smoothie, sandwich, peanuts & raisins, a banana, and some baby carrots.  I also make him a travel mug of organic fair trade coffee from Trader Joe's.

We've been doing pretty well with the green smoothie challenge. Last weekend got us off track and I need to do better. During the week I have more success since I have a routine in place. We're going to keep at it! Thought I'd share a quick post to show what I packed for my hubby's lunch today.   Well, that's it!  Just sharing.  Have a blessed day. :) … [Read more...]

He Finally Got One!

Darth Carl

Carl has always joked about wanting a Darth Vader helmet that has the voice changer.  He already does a pretty good impersonation of Darth Vader, but our crazy Suzette bought him one this year off of ebay and shipped it to him for his birthday!  I don’t have to say he loved it :) … [Read more...]