oh, gentle reader, grab something yummy to drink and meet me back here, ok? i have lots to tell you and so many pictures to show you! great to see you back here! my drink of choice is a caramel apple cider! yum-o! so last thursday morning i took kiroman to the airport so he could jet off to rochester,... Read more →


it truly is, gentle reader! twenty-seven years ago tonight, i married my very best friend! i can hardly believe it's been twenty-seven years...until i look at this: oh.my.word. december 28, 1985 was soooooo long ago! i can remember like it was yesterday! i remember decorating the hall that morning. i remember getting dressed at the church with my bestie girl... Read more →


and it's definitely not for the timid. everyone has a past. things that stab them right between the eyes. old grudges. old shame. regrets that steal your sleep and leave you awake until you fear for your own sanity. betrayals that make your soul scream so loud you wonder why no one else hears it. in the end, we are... Read more →


1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking 2. Link back here and invite others to join in. 3. Please visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Identity… GO i never really knew what i wanted to do with my life. until... i met kiroman. then i... Read more →


but i do know when he'll be back again! kiroman headed off to san diego this morning. [ in the words of ron burgandy: san diego. discovered by the germans in 1904, they named it san diago, which of course means whale's vagina. ] but of course i totally digress :) we had an awesome epoc gathering at the source... Read more →


so...this whole travel thing started thursday morning. kiroman headed out early. to sacramento. to speak to first year chiropractic students, first year clinic chiropractors, the philosophy club and then CORE. he had a bang up day for sure! all the feed back i have heard is that he definitely lit it up on the west coast! then teenager and i... Read more →


this morning i slept in til about 7:28...got up just in time to call teenager at 7:30. crawled out of bed to let doolittles out and feed them breakfast. kissed kiroman good morning. grabbed a glass of apple juice and checked out what happened on facebook while i was sleeping. downloaded email. let doolittles out again. helped kiroman take the... Read more →


this photo was taken in 2003...many moons ago, it feels like. the rest of the photos were taken just since oct 24, 2011...that fateful monday in which everything changed at our house. the day it became real to us that paw paw was fighting a losing battle. not sure what happened to this photo when it was re-sized for blogging...it's... Read more →


i love me some nancy sinatra, don't you? i love this song and check out this lady...she is one cool woman! but that's not what i'm really talkin' about here. last weekend found kiroman speaking at brad glowaki's marketing bonanza in phoenix. i opted to stay home and make sure teenager studied for her finals. but then i found out... Read more →