ITS APRIL FOOLS DAY. Our youngest spent the greater part of last evening setting up pranks throughout the house – so there are Booby traps everywhere – which – though I have said “enough!” more than once – I am so grateful that his humor is still intact. We need it. In some ways –… Read More CHECKING IN – APRIL 1
HELLO I’m back. It has been a rocky – up and down – very bad and very good year – thus far. Maybe that will be the name of my first book “Lesli’s Up and Down, Very Bad and Very Good Year” JANUARY – The first month of 2020 was going along well. I was… Read More IN THE SAME BOAT
THE 2020 DOG A DAY PROJECT WILL START THIS COMING FRIDAY FEBRUARY 1, 2020 I WILL POST ONE DOG PER DAY WITH ONE VERY SPECIAL BONUS DOG 30 DOGS IN 3O DAYS! THERE ARE 5 SPOTS LEFT IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE A PART OF THIS VERY FUN PROJECT. Let’s GO TO THE DOGS… Read More COUNTDOWN TO DOG A DAY 2020 !!!!
HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays passed in a blur, and 2020 has ARRIVED right on schedule. One of the three kids has headed back to his Grown-Up home, the January blues are hovering and I’m ready to get going on my New Year. I feel the itch to get back to Normality. Whatever that decides… Read More HAPPY NEW YEAR AND MY YEAR OF BUYING LESS!
Hi Guys! Finally, I am here to share the “Living Room Makeover”. The term “Makeover” is used loosely here. I think this update falls more under the category of “ways to add a little something-something to a room that has gotten tired” This was not such a BIG makeover that required days and weeks of… Read More HAPPY HOLIDAYS – LIVING ROOM FINALLY!
HELLO!!!! IM BACK!!! It has been a while – has it not? Months. and what feels like years. The deal I had made with myself was “DON’T write anything – until you have something to say. ” This is pretty much my school of thought with regards to “speaking” as well – though, if you… Read More MONDAY MAKEOVER – COMING SOON – The Big Boring Wall”
(elinor b – this is for you – log overdue) I apologize again. I had intended to write ALL about our travels to Australia this summer – and still intend to do so – but right now – there is only one thing on my mind – one thing that I want to write about… Read More LETTING GO
Last Sunday – I had the honor of watching my eldest graduate from The University of Virginia. It is surreal – to have him done! Ive yet to be able to put words to how ALL of it feels – so I will just share the photos – for now 🙂 SO – THERE YOU… Read More TATE GRADUATES FROM UVA
TODAY is the very last day. OF all of it! SCHOOL THAT IS. NO MORE LUNCHES AND SEPTEMBER TO JUNE. 21 years. 21 years!? ALL the school shopping and teachers and lunches and conferences and middle school and friends and playdates and life and death drama and girlfriends and boyfriends and janitors and field trips… Read More ALL THE FEELS – COOPER’S (AND MY) LAST DAY!