Tag Archives: Papa

Downsizing Blues

It’s my next to last night at the Otter house. I have the tears dammed up, but I know that will only hold so long. I rub Skyler on the back and look at how he’s suddenly turned into a … Continue reading

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The Happy Jar 2015

   So, I started a project back in January, filling a jar with slips of paper. On each one, I wrote something happy about that day. Initially, I didn’t put in a lot of notes.As the year passed though, I … Continue reading

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An Ode to Joy

October, November and December, up to now, have been filled with exciting, wonderful things. My wild toad ride across the U.S. with the pups, Bam’s lung tumor dying, and a truly joyous Thanksgiving. Now we add in my parent’s 30 … Continue reading

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Blessings for Bam and Papa!

Hi y’all! So the big news…Bam completed her three radiation treatments to combat the very tiny tumor in her lung!  She has been truly amazing, positive and stoic through a tremendously difficult time, managing intense pain caused by sitting still … Continue reading

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All Hail Super Bam!

So, my summer has not been all rainbows and Swedish adventures. The day before my trip, I found out that Bam, my precious grandmother, definitely has lung cancer. It was agonizing to decide on whether to cancel the trip entirely … Continue reading

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All Things Patrick

These past two weeks have been quite momentous, starting with prom Friday before last. I am prone to bouts of the sentimental weepies, but, wow, did it hit me hard when I came downstairs to see my baby boy in … Continue reading

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Super Lazy Jo Melting Into The Sofa

Howdy, y’all. Yeah, I’m still around, just haven’t been accomplishing much lately. Except cooking, cleaning, laundry, helicoptering Patrick and working on my endless Tula Pink needlepoint pillow project. My darling son is mere weeks from graduation (hopefully), if he can … Continue reading

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