A Cell For Insubordination

Saturday Aug 26th - After arising and sipping my coffee with cream and sugar, two things I decided I had to continue to allow myself during this two-week eating plan or I would whither away ๐Ÿ˜œ, I did my morning tasks, whatever they were, before heading over to the house to start working on kitchen [...]


Happy Celebrations And Holidays!

So, I know this seems a little early for any 'winter holiday' talk (I hesitated greatly when I went to type out the 'winter' bit, as I'm in agony over its nearness) but, with our home reno and a few trips planned, I wanted to make sure and give you all as much notice as [...]

Farewells, Greetings And Growling Stomachs

Tuesday Aug 22nd -   The last morning with the sister and her fam.๐Ÿ˜ญ And a sad breakfast of a boiled egg and some blueberries on top of that ๐Ÿ˜œ A small whirl of packing, toy sorting, item relocating, preparing etc. took up most of their remaining time and then the terrible goodbyes had to [...]

People-y Paragraphs

Disclaimer: The following observations are things I noticed during my time living in Holland. They are in no way about certain people and the opinions stated are just that, my opinion. I donโ€™t mean to portray anything as a โ€˜goodโ€™ or โ€˜badโ€™ difference, simply โ€˜differentโ€™ then what I was used to. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆโ€ข๐Ÿ‡ณ๐Ÿ‡ฑ       [...]

Somewhat New Beginnings

Sunday Aug 20th -   We had a companion with us on our usually, very quiet Sunday morning drive. A sprout with a recent interest in learning to spell and that morning was no exception, though it was 'Uncle Mikes' language that she was wanting to write. So our morning was filled with 'What's that [...]