Making a list

Making a list

Thanksgiving is done and I am officially tired of leftovers. I finally started Christmas shopping but have only managed to buy two gifts and those were for my son to give to other people. (I have Amazon Prime so I can get a better deal for him, and yes, he is reimbursing me.) I have [...]

Recipes needed

Recipes needed

Thanksgiving is done. I ate too much and have leftovers that could last until Christmas. The Day After Thanksgiving, traditionally I make gumbo with whatever turkey didn’t get eaten. The last couple of years I have had epic fails. I burnt the roux last year and threw in the towel. I need some new recipes [...]

And to my dear…

And to my dear…

A few days leading up to my knee surgery, a niggling feeling began inching up my spine. If I thought to hard about it, I would waver on whether I wanted to actually go through with it. I had to check in at the hospital at 7 a.m. and since the hospital was about an [...]

Just walkin’

You guys! I went for a walk today. A walk that was farther than my mailbox and involved being outside for more than two minutes. Granted, it was probably less than a half mile, but it was more than I’ve done in months. Even before the surgery it was difficult to go very far. This [...]

Cuddle of love

Cuddle of love

Animals can be very intuitive. Friday was a particularly rough physical therapy session. By that evening, I felt like I was back to day one. I could barely walk and was very dejected. I laid down to ice my knee and my Misfit Toys, our rescue furkinder, joined me for a comforting Group Hug. I [...]