Marshmallow Update

Well, we’re back from the vet – what an adventure! The vet wasn’t scheduled to come in today but he came in to see Marshmallow anyway. Princess and I planned to be early since he was being so nice and coming in for us, but you know how these things…

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Hamster Worries

We have an adorable teddy bear hamster… actually he’s our 15 yr old daughter, Princess’s hamster. We bought him for her as a Christmas surprise 2 1/2 years ago; Princess took one look at him and fell in love. His name is Marshmallow because he’s mostly white, with some tan…

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The Blog Challenge

College Boy has known that I’ve wanted to post more in my blog, but always seem to find a reason not to. (The photos I want to include are still in the camera, or not edited, or not uploaded, etc.) Since he started a new blog about his time in…

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Whew, He Made It!

Our eldest is finally in England – probably at school by now. It was a LONG stressful journey for him, and there wasn’t much we could do except watch and tell him to hang in there. College Boy was supposed to fly out Thursday around 4pm, from Appleton to Minneapolis…

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I’m a Bad Serger Mommy

I took my “new” serger in for an owner’s class today. It’s been “sick” and I was about to throw it out the window because I was so frustrated with it. Turns out the problems were mainly “user error” (blush). Two little finger thingies broke off the stitch plate so…

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SO Proud!!

I am SO proud of “my” band! I’ve directed one of the Fox Valley Lutheran Middle School Bands on Saturday mornings for the past 5 years. I started out with the beginners, but have had the intermediate band the past two years. Every May the band competes in a judged…

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Integrity

Integrity – it’s something you either have or don’t have. Having integrity means: You do the right thing, just because it’s right You tell the truth, no matter what You stand up for what you know is right You admit your mistakes and try to make it right As I…

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I need a 12-step program!

I sit poised at the edge of my rocking chair, hear pounding, eyes searching the computer. My left hand is repeatedly pressing F5 to refresh the page, my right hand is poised over the mouse which has been carefully positioned where I think the “Add to Cart” button will magically…

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Thoughts of Change

I’ve been thinking of making some changes in ZZD, but am not sure if the changes are a good idea or not. I’m hoping if I write them down I’ll be able to think more clearly… if anyone wants to chime in with opinions I’m open too! First, I’m going…

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Non-Valentine’s Day Gift!!

Last Friday Teacher asked if he had to get me a Valentine’s Day present. Being a good wife I said “No, of course you don’t have to get me one.” Then he pulled a gorgeous necklace out of his pocket and said “Well then, I guess you can have this…

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