Fresh tracks! Maybe I’ll see a kid?

  Well, our nest has been empty for a bit now, but nothing seems to have changed. We still see the tell-tale signs of our kids’ presence, although not so frequently. They pop in at random and if I don’t see them first hand (which…

How to minimize the stress of moving house.

  When it comes time to move to a new home, there are scores of points and details to cover, many of which result in a heightened level of stress, but it is possible to minimize the stress of moving house.   By reducing or…

My homemade chicken soup.

I have a few tricks I fall back on to stretch our grocery dollar and get us through from payday to payday during lean times, and my favorite is making my homemade chicken soup. But first, I start a ‘freezer cleaning’ session, go through everything in…

The older I get, the more I wonder where my mind wanders off to…

  Motherhood…   Aging…    Menopause…   Distraction…   Stress…   Exhaustion…    Depression…   All are known and accepted causes of increasing memory loss and all are conditions I have and do experience. I’ve know for quite a while that I’m having increasing memory issues, indicated by the ‘symptoms’ I’ve…