I Am a Flower…

So as not to leave a cryptic, whoa-is-me post and disappear for days/weeks/months on end, I thought I would share my medical findings… I am a delicate flower. My blood tests came back good.  Other than an extremely low alkaline phosphatase level and a high allergy response number (duh), there was nothing that concerned my doctor. My allergen … More I Am a Flower…

Religion, viCARIously Speaking – Part 2

Isn’t that the truth? Last Sunday, I had the pleasure of spending my day with some amazing people, celebrating one of my high school friend’s 40th birthday.  It was a blissfully buzzed day, and I truly enjoyed myself, reminiscing about the days of past.  After arriving home that evening, the laughs continued while we caught up with my … More Religion, viCARIously Speaking – Part 2

My 1st Drill After Retirement: Poopapalooza & Other Fun Happenings

A good friend of mine often comments, after reading some of my stories, “Care,” (that’s what he calls me) “Care, your family should be a freaking sitcom.”  I always laugh it off, but this morning?  Let me tell you, this morning would have made one hell of a hilarious episode.  Not so much for the actors, but seriously, … More My 1st Drill After Retirement: Poopapalooza & Other Fun Happenings

The Love Gift

I hadn’t intended on making “love gifts” for my children this year; I think someone else had a hand in that.  The love gift was always a special “tradition” solely shared between my mother and grandfather, before he passed away…. The tradition of the love gift began between my father and myself one Christmas many years ago, when my … More The Love Gift