Good-by dad.

On January 31, 2008 my father passed away. We were all with him all night and had time to say goodbye but having the time and wanting it to be are too different things. In the next few weeks I will posting […]

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My Dad

On December 19th our family received some devastating news. My father was diagnosed with metastatic brain, bone, lung and stomach cancer. He had seemed fine at Thanksgiving with the exception of what we thought was a strained back. As the weeks progressed […]

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Maybe I am not explaining it correctly

I looked hurry up in the dictionary today just to make sure I had the definition correct. I was a little concerned because I explain it to Michael every morning and he doesn’t seem to get it. Seeing that Michael is a […]

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Why is everything so fricking hard???????

It seems like everything I touch lately has a degree of difficulty of 10. I start out to do the simplest thing and it ends up with me having one nerve left and in search of medication. Tonight Ashley needed to print […]

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For real, are they taking her panties back?

Today in the newspaper there was an article that said Sarah Palin spent the weekend sorting thru all the families clothes to find the ones that belonged to the RNC. She said and I quote “you know it is hard to find […]

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Making a list…

Since my last two blogs have been a tad on the whiney and complaining side I was thinking back to the early years and were they really any easier than things today. I remember when the kids were little all my patients […]

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Mid-life crisis…

Ugh!!! I am facing the cold hard fact that I can’t be a geriatric therapist forever. I know that in my 60’s I won’t be able to transfer a 300 lb. stroke patient or be on my feet eight hours a day. […]

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Pass the bottle, please!!

Recently I have added yet another item to my list of things that are getting on my last nerve. Several years ago the beverage industry introduced the concept of bottled water. We all laughed and joked about next they would be bottling […]

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Back in school….ugh!!!

The kids are back in school full swing and for the very first time in my career as a mother I was sad to see them go. When they were smaller and much more labor intensive, I used to say my favorite […]

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Where have 25 years gone????????

In just a few short weeks I will be attending my 25th High School Reunion. It feels like yesterday and a million years ago at the same time. I have been having lots of melancholy moments since my daughter started high school […]

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