Family

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We hosted the Fathers’ Day BBQ at our house on Saturday. We had a wonderful time! It was a little toasty, but it was really nice to have everyone together. And without further ado, I would like to honor the Fathers in my life. Three generations of J’s (J3, J4 and J5) My Dad, J5

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My Mothers’ Day morning started with J4 getting up with J5 and allowing me to sleep in. (Heaven!) Then I got a beautiful Vermont Teddy Bear from J5 (thanks for helping him, Daddy). Those bears are awesome! I’ve collected Teddy Bears over the years and this is one awesome bear – which comes with a

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Ok, so I already have my Random Wanderings (public), and I have J5’s Blog (invitation only), so why do I need a THIRD blog? Well, ’cause I guess I want to stay public for all my mommy-blog linking and stuff, but still want to blog about my spiritual journey out here in blog-land. So, here

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Taking FlyLady’s example, I’ve decided to list a few of my favorite Thanksgiving things: That perfect single bite that contains a juicy piece of turkey, my mom’s gravy and some cranberry jelly. Pumpkin pie with homemade whipped cream Mom’s FriChik stuffing Hours of family time with no thought of work The Wednesday night before –

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My brother-in-law is currently in Iraq. My sister, niece and nephew anxiously await his safe return. I am so proud of his service over there, but I can’t wait until he can return home. My mother sent me this link tonight. It’s one of the better tributes to our troops that I have seen. http://www.clermontyellow.accountsupport.com/flash/UntilThen.swf

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Gosh, I feel old. We just got back from the bank where we talked to the banker about setting up a college fund for J5 and retirement funds for us. We’ve got enough time to get it started, but wow. I feel like I should have been investing for the future for many years now…