Monthly Archives: July 2009

Front Seat!

We were getting into the car to go do errands. Zachary: “I get to ride shotgun.” Josh: ” I get to ride pistol.” I was laughing so hard. I love my boys. I love to listen to their minds working … Continue reading

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Let the Adventure Begin…

Today I had to go to The Apple Store to deal with an issue with the iPhone. The closest one was the Yorkdale Mall about an hour and half away. Always ready for an adventure, I thought I would drive … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After…

All I ever wanted to be was a Mom. I loved children and babies. How I loved babies! The big problem was needing a man to fulfill my dream of a home. I did worry about finding that man to … Continue reading

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Big Heart!

I saw this picture on a blog… the title was “Child Abuse?” It was a picture of a large (obese child). “Obesity in children has become a top priority for health professionals in the United States. More than two-thirds of … Continue reading

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Sand… Sand… Sand!

Today I had lunch with a friend. As we were catching up, it occurred to me that marriage is such a complicated thing. When you think of living with a person (forever or as long as you can) that is … Continue reading

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The Ride!

The ride of the teenage years has been nothing short of adventurous! I never know what ride it will be today… is it Space Mountain… where it is a constant of ups and downs that you are kept in the … Continue reading

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The Trip of a Lifetime…

I was born in India. I sometimes forget that. What I mean by that is I am so American/Canadian that I sometimes forget that I am different from those around me. Color is only skin deep. Some people truly don’t … Continue reading

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Quit Bothering Me!!! Check!

My List was getting a little ridiculous. Everyone needs me to do stuff for them. Yet with all the little things that demand my attention in a day.. it never gets done. Yesterday Sammy was saying… “Mommy… when are you … Continue reading

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A New Definition of FAMILY!

Families Are Forever. I have this wall hanging in our family room. I am not sure why I bought it except that I thought maybe it was to remind the boys that no matter who comes and goes in their … Continue reading

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Spoiled!

Saturday night we were treated to dinner at some friends home. Upon arrivial, we were greeted with a menu of the night’s dinner on the door. Dinner a la Sukumaran et Chandra Baked Brie with Caramelized Onion and Pear Compote … Continue reading

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Breaking the Cycle…

As I sit to write (again) I am hit with the realization that my house is a mess for this reason… if I stuck to the task and finished the dishes, or making breakfast (yes, at 11:37 a.m.) maybe things … Continue reading

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Taking Out the Trash!

I wrote a lot today. I feels good to me. Not sure if it makes sense to you but it was in my head and I just needed to write. For me writing is a lot like emptying that garbage … Continue reading

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Thanks… I Really Appreciated That…

The other day I went out with some ladies to dinner and a movie. It was a night to connect with girlfriends and just relax with a chick flick. I love a good brainless movie. It is a great way … Continue reading

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That Voice in My Head….

I remember being in Bible class in high school and the teacher/pastor said something along the lines of ” if your conscious stops nagging you, you know you are lost. God has given up on you.” That has stayed with … Continue reading

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Living, Loving, and Loving Some More…

I Love You! Three of my favorite words. Other favorites or “You’re SO Obnoxious!” “Get Outta Here!” These are words or phases that you will hear me say. The other day I was explaining my friendship to someone… you know … Continue reading

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Fashionistas

My older boys are into fashion. The main interest is golf fashion, at the moment. The wackier the shorts, the better! Tyler picked this out all his own…. and wears them at least 3xs a week! lol This one of … Continue reading

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Beautiful…

I have been picture taking more than usual this year. I have developed a knowledge for what I like in my pictures… what I see and am trying to capture. Beauty. Yet my idea of beauty is constantly changing. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Judgement

It is so easy to criticize others … other families and other parents. I learned this the hard way… as I was growing up I always studied families. It was maybe one of the ways I escaped the craziness around … Continue reading

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Summer So Far…

Most people are complaining about the heat or the absence of it. I have to admit that I don’t mind. I love the absence of the humidity and sweating. Yet I know… summer is all about that heat and sweat. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Tyler!

Today is my sweet child’s birthday… I hope I will still be calling him sweet over the next bit… as he is entering his teenage years. Lord, help me! Tyler is a beautiful child with a wonderful spirit. He is … Continue reading

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