It’s the final countdown

 I am sitting here in class in advanced digital imaging. I am in the final stretch. I have ended up with four classes for this semester. Two are required for the degree…ie The algebra and Oceanography lab. I am also doing a class in architectural drawing so I can explore the idea of moving onto…

Motherhood and losing you

So two in two days. Wow…that is a first in a long time. I do not know how long this one will be but I feel the urge to share this feeling. So I have come to the conclusion that to just be a mother while your kids are growing up is the dumbest idea…

Down by the Bay

I have been meaning to check in for a few days now but I have been a little distracted playing the new Sims 4 expansion pack and now I had to give it a break because I have a wicked headache. I am not going to exercise today. I have been trying to do something…

Postcards from the edge

So I turned some of our vacation photos into a fabric pattern for a vintage postcard competition at Spoonflower.com. I added various filters to my photos until I got the desired effect of making them look like old fashioned postcards. I was very happy with the final result. I ordered some fabric so I can…

Mother’s day

Today was a little bittersweet. My baby did text me at least to wish me Happy Mother’s day. I missed him very much and feel very weepy.We got the laundry done this morning and then we headed down to spend the afternoon with nana. We stopped to get flowers and this is the greeting I…

He’s leaving on a Jet Plane……again

Happy Birthday to our sassy smartass niece Georgie. We love you girl. How did these two magnificent young people get to be 19 so quickly? We went to the south bay today to celebrate with the family and to surprise the grown-up kids with an easter egg hunt…Yes, 19 and still wanting to find eggs….

Floundering in an emotional pit

Oh lord the joys of motherhood. Or should I say the sadness of realizing that it is well and truly gone. The chicken has really flown the nest and it is what it is. As you know the boy is home from college this week and it was as I expected but it is still…