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I HAVE 5 KID10 GRANDKIDS,2 DOGS,1 and 2 LOUD PARAKEETS. I MISS THE 60'S AND THE 70'S,LOVE TO TAKE PICTURES OF MY FAMILY,,THEY ARE SO BURNED OUT ON ME AND MY CAMERA. ITS SUCH A RELIEF WHEN MY BATTERIES GO DEAD.My dream is to run away and work in a little book store in Ireland and live in a little stone cottage with a few cats and watch the sea.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

While reading a favorite blog this morning I came upon a band I have never heard of. The Avett Bros. They have stolen my heart. I can't stop singing the 2 songs I memorized. Peaceful old time tunes. I need a change. Peaceful would be a good way to go. My life has not been my own of late. My kids need me it seems. I think things are slowing down now and maybe I can sew again. Almost have that tied quilt for Bells finished. Did I tell you that she is walking? She's about to drive us crazy. Into everything now. You gotta be fast and pay attention or she's gone. I have loved this past year of having that baby girl in the house. When it comes to grandkids I am very blessed indeed. Natalie began her first day at pre school today. Heather called my crying. Natalie has never been away from her unless it was with me. Since she starts kindergarten next year Heather wanted to get her ready to be away from mama. Natalie did fine but mama not so much. Natalie is a very sweet child. She has no idea how to be mean or stand up for herself. Hoping she falls in with other sweet girls. Girls are not known for being sweet.
Since Joe put up my new clothesline I have enjoyed laundry in a new way. The goats have had to be locked up as they were spending too much time tasting my clothes.
Looks like time to get some wood put up for winter. Hot as it is, summer is coming to an end. Thank God. This has been a hot one. It sucks the life right out of me. I always thing about the people in the old days and how they must have suffered. I complain if the air conditioner cannot blow cold due to the rain caused humidity. Swamp coolers, that's what we use in New Mexico. Heavy on the word "swamp". I have lost interest in my farm on FB. It's so odd the way people are having a fit and trying to get me back. It's over. I loved it when I loved it and now it's over between us. I have become much more interested in the world of orphans. Praying for Molly to have an easy time getting her baby from Africa. I think it's never easy to grow your family no matter what way it happens. Maybe it never should be. It has to mean so much for you to hang on through the rough times. I know that God is watching over that baby and it's mama and keeping them safe until the time is just right. It's the most exciting thing. It is so hard to realize that the world has so many children in so much need when I sit here at my desk in my little house. I am all over the place today and that's okay. I'm no writer. Just a mom/grandma. Trying to be a better person one step at a time.

Thursday, August 05, 2010


Today I am happy that I have kids coming out my ears. I am blessed that they all want to stay over night with grampa and I. I love the way my house sounds right now. Yelling and running and someone singing. I never want a quiet house.

Saturday, July 10, 2010

um, facebook took over my life

I'm takin it back. Really. I miss it here. Need to post pics of the family and oh my, Bella is almost a year old. How can that be?

Saturday, April 10, 2010

Spring is Here

I am taking back the yard from my husband. His trash has taken over. Just talking about it with the kids makes me burst into tears. I think I will actually take a few pics and just let you see for yourselves. I used to take it back every year until my back problems began a few years ago. My dad used to come once a year and Joe had to clean up before each visit. My dad passed away 4 years ago and since then it's been piling up. I am cleaning the back porch today so I can at least hang laundry without getting into a fight with him. I will attack the front porch soon too. Yippie for me!

Saturday, March 13, 2010

I Think It is Sunshine

Yep, it is the good ol sun. Spring is on the way and I have the kitchen door wide open and we can hear the goats talking to us. Hoping to have a garden if Joe can put the dogs someplace else. Bella is loving being outside in her swing. This has been a long cold winter and we are all glad to see it come to an end. I am sure we are not done yet but soon. We could be plodding through the snow next week who knows. I need to prune the trees for sure. Joe needs to burn the trash. All those fun outdoor tasks we can do again. I need out of the house. Tomorrow is Seths last motorcycle race. he may be getting a first place trophy. He has done so well for his first year. Getting ready to go for a walk Opps, just broke my keyboard.


Monday, February 22, 2010

Let me Outa here!

I am certain I am going crazy. I just want a moment to me. nevermind, cannot even write

Sunday, January 31, 2010

Goofy Babyface

Since the 3 pics I posted of baby B are all with that razzberry look I better post a cute one or 3. She had just learned how to put her tongue there and blow and make that funny sound and look. Plus she was tasting G-pa's coffee. She found a drop on the lid and lapped it up. She's a coffee kid already.

FaceBook Must Die!

I have developed a real problem. It's called Farmville. I love my little farm and want to live there. Really I do. No junk in the yard, no destroyed yard thanks to damn dogs. Just peace and order. One thing that is not there is a place to write my true thoughts. My entire family is on there and only a few of them don't hold a grudge or have some old issues with me. It truely makes my heart ache that some of my kids treat me the way they do. 21 or so yrs ago I left their dad. The way I left was not good. I ran away in the night during a rain storm. I was at the end of my rope and went crazy. After much pain and suffering we all friends now. (the ex and me) Maybe I am not ready to talk about this. Nope, not.
Tonight the Grammys were on. I loved seeing Leon Russell. I went to a concert many years ago at UNM-Albuquerque. It was so cool. My friend was a D.J. at the college and got us tickets up close. We sat cross legged on the floor next to his piano. He plays a wicked keyboard.I loved that Taylor Swift won so many grammys. She is a doll in my opinion. The Michael Jackson tribute that required the use of 3-D glasses was wonderful but the glasses were not. Maybe you had to be there. My glasses picked up nothing much of a 3-D nature. Tomorrow is another Las Cruces to my Dr for pain meds. Getting old I must say. But then again pain sucks. I have become so unmotivated for the last 4 weeks I am sick of myself. I am going to start volunteering at the "Shroud" exhibit next week. Maybe that will get me going. it is really interesting and I feel amazing when I am in it's presence. It is only a copy but it gives me chills. Isabella is growing so fast/ She is still the happiest baby I ever saw. She has yet to really bust out and throw a screaming fit. Cady is still home with us and we are very glad. She is a very nice person and I don't know what I would do without her. We have our fights but it's still okay. I am so ready for spring this year. We are always cold. Cady is home and I must go. Will post some Bella pics and whatever else I can come up with. I have missed you al. I still read all of you and am thankful you are not like me about that.