Grateful And Angry…

Today God was watching over my little family unit.  Mike was in a near-miss accident a bit before 8 AM this morning on Veterans Boulevard.  He dropped Cheyenne off at school and was headed back home.  From a small side street shortly before you reach I-94 a piece of construction machinery with a large platform on the…
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This Is About As Smart As We Are Going To Get.

Mike moved to a smartphone tonight.  I strongly suggested that he get the same phone model Cheyenne and I have so that we could assist him with his smartphone learning curve.  He wisely took my suggestion. Not that I am the queen of smartphone savvy. On the smartphone savvy ten-point scale, I am a solid five. …
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I Can See The Writing On The Tissue Box…

Cheyenne missed a day of school this past Wednesday because she was not feeling well.  It is a rare occasion when that happens.  She is not a fan of missing school.  I am not sure who her family is as I am sure she was switched at birth.  All three of my other children would…
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Raccoon – 1; Mike – 0.

Mike missed the spider episode and was thereby allowed to maintain some dignity, but that fell to the wayside when he had a close encounter of his own.  The only close encounters the females at the cottage have suffered with thus far are mosquito encounters.  These encounters, while an annoyance, are hardly worth discussing further…
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Weed Free Bird Seed!

At my house, we feed the birds – A LOT.  On any given day Alfred Hitchcock’s movie The Birds could be remade at my house.  We are a pretty popular destination and likely in West Fargo’s top ten “must visit” locations for birds. We feed the birds in a variety of locations in our yard,…
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