Thank you for all the birthday wishes yesterday. I had a fantastic day. I spent my time relaxing and reading. My birthday is the day after National Waffle Day, so my husband gave me waffles for breakfast then later baked a birthday cake. My eldest daughter said , “Messy cakes are the yummiest” she was…
Being a human #121 Learn to love other humans without the “…but..” Love them with “… even though …” I love you even though we have different opinions. I love you even though I don’t agree with your choices. I love you even though we are different.
Being a human #115 Humans are allowed to expect the fellow humans in their lives, homes and families to do what what is right. Humans are allowed to place expectations on the members of their household. Humans are allowed to be grumpy when those other humans do not do as they are expected. Today, I…
“Hold on to your slip, darling.” Life is changing at a rapid rate. One minute you’re comfy in your circle skirt and Mary Jane’s; the next minute you’re comparing mortgage rates and hiring a realtor. Seems that is how life is though. When important things happen they happen fast. A big part of adulting is…
Writer’s Log Day 22… Finished the draft of Prayer After Prayer, a new book I’m working on. Handed off to my first editor, AKA my mother. She gets a first look at all my work. Well, most of it. Why? Well, she’s my mother. Do you have a Mom? I mean you must since you…
Life is a cake walk for some and digging ditches for others. I’ve been at both ends of the line. Today life is amazing, less ditches and more cake. If I could telepathically send all my life experience and common sense to my children and grandchildren that would be great. How do you share experience…
Today we took a mini road trip. We looked at potential towns for relocation. We like our little rental house. Emphasis on the little. One of our 2021 goals is to create an O’Gara Clan estate. Fingers crossed and prayers said. Hopefully this is our year. Our requirements for a new home are: Enough square…
I don’t like cooking. Baking I find enjoyable. Today I cooked a huge meal. On the menu: Glazed ham with cherries and pineapple, turnips, mac & cheese, cornbread, potato salad and blackeyed peas. White cake with fluffy white frosting. I have always said cooking is an art and baking is a science. Baking is all…
Teenagers are Challenging
I’m lucky. My teenagers are good kids. They work hard at school. Mostly respectful. There is the normal teenager I know everything and my parents know nothing attitudes. Even that isn’t too bad. They are intelligent, unique, amazing, individuals who surprise me with how much they love life and the humans they share it with.…
Health is more than Flesh and Blood.
It’s not only imperative to teach our children healthy lifestyles for the protection of their bodies but also to protect their hearts and preserve their souls. At the core of all we teach our young, love must be the foundation and truth of all lessons.