My Raggedy Old Man Is Getting Older

You move slowly now, and jumping is harder. You aren’t that interested in knocking Christmas ornaments off the tree anymore, and you are picky about what you will eat. You are vocal about what you want and are patient and loving to your kids. You notice when our schedule shifts and we aren’t where you … Continue reading My Raggedy Old Man Is Getting Older

Thank you, Canada for Socialized health care

Thinking of the health care workers, public health workers, grocery workers, and teachers who are leaving their families at home, and walking into the second wave of the pandemic. Thank you for everything that you are doing. Thank you for keeping the world moving forward. Thank you for keeping us safe. I want to also … Continue reading Thank you, Canada for Socialized health care

It’s not perfect

Life isn’t perfect. Especially right now. COVID numbers are going up in my province. There was an exposure at my kids’ school that by the time I found out about it, it was too late to quarantine them. I spent more money in October than I should have, so in November I am feeling the … Continue reading It’s not perfect

Handy Husband

Every so often Dave surprises me with something new around the house. This weekend, our garburator broke, my closet fell down, our dryer stopped working and our cat developed an ear infection. While picking up supplies to repair two of these, he remembered that I had mentioned a desire for some mason jar shelving in … Continue reading Handy Husband

Rest In Power, Chadwick Boseman

(Instagram: Chadwick Boseman) Hey everyone. I hope you are all having a lovely weekend, and have had some time to rest before the end of summer. I haven’t posted much lately, because my coping skills have been poor. I shrink into myself when I can’t cope. I have made mistakes, dealt with some minor and … Continue reading Rest In Power, Chadwick Boseman

Our weekend looks like this

What do you get when you take a raggedy old man and a little old lady and put them together for the weekend? A lot of this lol Miss Charlie came to visit for the weekend and, save for a couple of hisses, low growls, food stealing, and some “bathroom” mishaps, we have had a … Continue reading Our weekend looks like this

I is hiding

“I think I am in trouble for having accidents all over the house early this morning. I want to sit with Mama because she makes me feel better, but I also want to hide in case she is mad at me. I know! I’ll hide behind the back of her desk chair! Then I am … Continue reading I is hiding

How Not To Blog goes camping!!!

The weather is warm! The parks are opening up a bit for safe, social distance camping! Why not make like this disembodied hand and download my new book How Not To Blog? You and your kindle overheating in the tent, my book to keep you entertained… sounds pretty idyllic! Or you could just download the … Continue reading How Not To Blog goes camping!!!

Summer Reading

In case you haven't seen it yet - I published my first book!!! It is perfect for camping in your living room, sitting on the beach that you have created in your backyard, or laying in front of your air conditioner. In other words, a great read for Summer 2020! It's an easy read, and … Continue reading Summer Reading

Timon the Cheery Cat

Timon helps with laundry and cheers up best friends. He is very useful. He just has RBF in pictures. LoL #blackcat #myboy #myraggedyman #raggedyoldman #furbaby #myboy #ragamuffin #disneycats #ragamuffincat #catsofinstagram #meow #kittycat #laundryroom #furball #fluffy #furrybaby #longhair #kalidesautlesreads