This is the day of the year that I wax poetic about what a great Mom I had. She wasn’t perfect of course; she made mistakes as we all do. But I always knew I was loved. I knew that she was grateful to have me as a daughter and I knew she was proud… Continue reading Mother’s Day 2018
Lucy’s senior prom was tonight. I think back to my prom and I’m glad she had such a great lead up before her date. I didn’t have a date for prom and went with a gaggle of girls but it was great fun. I think it is always fun to dress up and I’m glad… Continue reading Prom!
For me, shopping for a car is a descent into purgatory. All the angst that I have; every fear, every misgiving, comes out in earnest when I have to put myself out there for a major purchase such as a car. I know I’m the customer and that I have a definite say in the… Continue reading Car Shopping
I do not write many checks. In this day and age, it just doesn’t seem necessary. There was a time where every bill was paid via check; utilities, insurance, groceries; you name the bill and a check was written to pay it. On top of that, you had to put the check in an envelope,… Continue reading Check writing
Each of the last four years, my daughter has made the Alabama All-State Band with the last three years making the top of the three All-State Bands (Red, White and Blue). Each of the last four years, some ‘disaster’ has befallen us before/during our trip; first to Mobile for the first two years and then… Continue reading All State
Hope is a difficult thing. It can give you such optimism leading up to the event you are hoping for but it can send you crashing down if your hopes are not realized. It is interesting that we mourn something that we never had in the first place; we just hoped for it. As Robert… Continue reading Hope
Lucy lives a lucky life. One would think a car accident would not necessarily be lucky but we got word today that not only are they totaling out her car, they are giving her almost twice what we paid for the car originally! I knew we had gotten a good deal on the car when… Continue reading Good News!