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...

housing

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...

Health

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...