Monthly Archives: March 2013

Time is money!

Time is money!

Today is yet another day when I wonder what I’d do if I worked outside the home.  Our next door neighbor scraped our fender a little bit… honestly, I definitely would not have bothered to fix it if she hadn’t filed a claim with her insurance… which she did within no time at all…. which she did because she’s extremely honest, respects authority, and apparently has very little understanding of how insurance works.   Read the rest of this entry

The Benefit to Working Out

The Benefit to Working Out

On days like today, I remember why I need to be committed to physical activity and writing.

To save my sanity, and to increase my physical capacity.  To combat this 33 degree icy rainy day, and to keep up with my children.

Spring was supposed to be just around the corner, PHIL.

I suppose this is spring in Pennsylvania, though, isn’t it?  Cold and snowy with random days of sunshine and 60 degree temperatures to make us feel like we can make it through.  Read the rest of this entry

wiped out.

wiped out.

It’s been rough here, I won’t lie.  I could not leave my son’s side for most of the day on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  I slept with him on the sofa on Friday night because not only was I worried about disturbing his little brother in their shared room, but I was moreover truly concerned about his dehydration.  He complained that his legs and back were hurting, and I was really worried. Read the rest of this entry

Snow Day

Snow Day

I took yesterday off from just about everything because we had a snow day!  I am so thrilled to report that we had an awesome time.

Let me back track to the Blizzard of ’10, when two or three feet of snow got dumped on the city of Pittsburgh.  There was nowhere to put this snow.  School was cancelled for two weeks.  TWO WEEKS.  At least a week for my daughter who was in Pre-K 5 days and my middle child had a head start program that was a few days a week, and that was closed another week after hers was.  It was 2-3 weeks (2-3 feet, 2-3 weeks, after you get to a certain point things get hazy.) all told.

Read the rest of this entry

Cure for the Common Cold

Cure for the Common Cold

Today, it was cold out.  Same as it always seems to be.  This morning as I waited with my daughter for the bus, it was 27 degrees F and with the wind it felt like 14.   I had on my running gear because I did want to go for a run, because it’s suppose to snow tonight and given our city’s track record, it could take a long time before it’s safe to run after a snow!   Read the rest of this entry

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming…

Now back to your regularly scheduled programming…

Now that we’re starting a New Month and a New Week with no one being sick (knock wood), I’m back to my regular schedule that I really enjoyed getting into.  The chaos of the past two weeks was really wearing on me.  The youngest constantly getting up throughout the night was difficult.  Going to bed when the kids did on Friday was a brilliant decision.   I took my last dose of antibiotics last night so hopefully my body will be getting back to normal (I shan’t elaborate. You’re welcome.).

Read the rest of this entry