Monthly Archives: June 2011

Socializing again…FAIL

This is basically a long whine from me. If you want something cheerful, you’ll need to find another posting from me, or from someone else! After a successful night out earlier this week, all seemed to be going well. Last … Continue reading

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Socializing again…yay

The forecast was for a probable thunderstorm, but that didn’t stop me from joining a small group of parents and their kids to celebrate the end of the school year. It was a BBQ/grill evening organized by the parents of … Continue reading

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Summer is here!

The girls finish school today. I didn’t even bother getting up with them this morning, thinking that if they missed anything, it would be saying goodbye to some friends. I left Charlotte a note on the family whiteboard yesterday morning, … Continue reading

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Living and worrying through my girls’ experiences and traumas

I was reading an interesting post tonight. It resonated because I’d felt the same way many times before. I started to write a comment, but decided to make it a stand-alone post instead…. My girls are 13, 15, and 18. … Continue reading

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One more thing…

Something I forgot to mention in my last post. I got back from dropping my daughter off for 5 weeks of Summer School. My Father’s Day cards were on my bed along with some presents. The presents don’t matter much; … Continue reading

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Swamped, but not sinking…then a vacation!

No doubt, some of you have scratched your heads (or butts, whatever works for you **) and asked yourselves where is my pithy commentary? Where has the wit and the half-wit gone? (A joke primarily for the European audience) ** … Continue reading

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Some Random Things

It’s Friday, Bucket Day, time to throw out all of the trash. So, here are some unrelated and largely irrelevant things from the last few days. First, I am a consultant and the Big Cheese for the Government organization asked … Continue reading

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Peek-a-boo! Can anyone find me?

Inspired by a fellow blogger, I checked out the search terms that apparently landed someone on my blog. Here are some curious ones: => “marriage wonderful background images” This is someone who is going to be disappointed by my blog … Continue reading

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Furlongs per Fortnight?

Until he retired, my father spent a good part of his life as an engineer with the Australian subsidiary of General Motors. He didn’t design cars, he designed the plant that made the cars. All 3D drawings of equipment, piping, … Continue reading

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I Don’t Remember Who I Was Anymore

[[[ Preface … I wrote most of this in April ]]] I don’t remember who I was anymore. Normally, when people say this, it’s a Bad Thing. In this case, it’s mostly a good thing. Sometimes my girls fight among … Continue reading

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