my little girl

Yesterday was my birthday.  Know what i did? Spent the day at E.R. with my 5 year old. She has a concussion. She hit her head in the pool trying to do a back flip. It happened the day before, but we didn't think anything of it because she...


We have found the most perfect half house to rent! From the outside you can't tell it's a duplex! And the kitchen! Oh, the beautiful kitchen! All the cupboards and storage!  Three bedrooms proper and a fourth that has been converted into a walk in...

We expect more of kids than of ourselves.

Have you ever noticed that children put in a longer day than we do? No, really. Think about this.  We send our children to school for up to 40 hours per week. That's just school hours.  Some children ride a bus for an hour or MORE! EACH...

Religion, Faith, Whatever.

I am very strong in my faith. In my religion.  I am not a perfect person. I have my faults. I know what they are. I struggle with my faults every day.  I am secure in my faith. I don't need your approval for what kind of Christian I am.  I...

Talent v Interest

Personal opinion... There are things people have interest in and no talent for and things people have talent for and no interest.  How often do we base our jobs on the latter of the two?

Movie set

Watching Independence Day with the husband.  Had a thought... ;-)  How many movies has the oval office set been in?

Lots of books!

Hi, my name is Allie and I am a bibliophile! Oh, Books GLORIOUS Books! I have ever so many. And every time my daughter gets the scholastic book orders for school I have to remind myself we have bills to pay.  It is my belief that possibly in...


So I have been having horrible pain in my right groin area. Over the weekend nasty swelling started. Went to the ER and had a CT scan.  They were thinking hernia or ovary. My internal system is perfect.  Know what it is? Hip joint. Know...


So, I have 2 small lumps in a very private area. Well, you need the special doctor to examin them anyway. Been putting it off first because for a couple of months there was only 1, second because they both presented as bug bites, and third because the...

Mind over body.

Which will brake first? My mind or my body?  My mind is full. Full of worry, full of appointments, of lists and life. My body seems to be giving up. I have to see a doctor about a neck issue that doesn't want to fully resolve. I have put on even...

The Ape Movie

I can't wait to see the ape movie! I don't go to the movies often. Too cheap you know. But this is one I want to see in a theatre.


My daughter has decided to stay up most nights until 12 or 1 am and gets up most mornings at 5 or 6 am. I work all day and have to take care of everything from grocery shopping (god forbid my husband can follow a LIST!) to laundry to most housework...

I had another thought...That's 2 this year! ;-)

I was thinking about all the animal attacks, weather related stories, murders, global craziness and I wondered... is it truly that more horrible things are happening? Or is it simply the age of communication we live in where the information is there...


We took our daughter for a movie treat today. We saw the new despicable me movie. She LOVED it! Now, I'm not much for the series but I enjoyed it too.

No Lie!

We used to own a taxi company. One night I drove a womand from the grocery store to her home and she told me... wait for it....Jesus Christ came to her and taught her how to make cheesecake from her own milk! 

Summer with kids.

My 5 year old is doing a summer program at school. And thank heavens for it!  She had 2 weeks off at the start of summer and will have 2 weeks off at the end.  And we take her swimming every evening. That helps her sleep. And today we...


Butterfingers, Baby Ruths and Crunch bars could be no more? NOOOOOO! I LOVE butterfingers!

Areas to work on.

Do you ever think about the areas in your life you need to woek on? I do. There are things I work on every day. And areas I think about working on every day.  For example, while I have a great deal of patience in some areas, I have no patience...

I'm Going Nuts

I have a yeast infection that doesn't want to leave. I DID leave and then they started me on an antibiotic that gies yeast infections. Now it's back and like me.  I had ANOTHER dr visit. I've had enough of those visits to last the rest of my life....


Accents get me in trouble. If I hear an accent, I start talking in it. Not to be rude, it just happens. But more often than not people thimk I'm being rude.

Tummy Trouble

I have severe stomach cramps that are coming in waves. It's annoying. Nothing else. Just tummy cramps. OH BOTHER!

First Day

Today was my first day at my new job. Oh man is it a great one!  Turns out the main person I work with is someone I knew as a kid. The hours are perfect, the job is awesome, and I love it!


I got a new job today! I can already tell I'm going to love it.  It's Monday-Friday 9-3.  Exactly what I wanted.