Posts Tagged "birthday"

Thanks-Birth-Long-Weekend

My face feels like butter. On Friday morning, it felt more like 10 miles of gravel road. My heart feels like it swelled up to pumpkin size and then shrivelled back down to the face of an apple doll before... Continue reading

Flying the Friendly Skies

Lisa
A couple of birthdays ago, I gave Derek a gift certificate for a helicopter flying lesson at St.Thomas Airport. He loves helicopters and has often said that if he had it to do all over again, he’d like to fly... Continue reading

Happy Birthday Mom!

Lisa
It’s my Mom’s birthday today! Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Sisterhood

I used to wish I had a sister. Not instead of my brother, but in addition to him. Sisters seemed to share an intuitiveness. And their clothes. But my parents never came through for me!  Continue reading

Family Matters

Lisa
The idea was to create a bunch of little events throughout the year because it’s a milestone birthday-year for Derek. It began with the trip to Iceland. And I haven’t thought of how it will end, yet. (I’m open to... Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Baby Brother’s Big Adventure

Yesterday was my brother’s birthday. I call him my baby brother because he’s 20 months younger than me, but about a foot-and-a-half taller. It amuses me to call him that, while looking straight up to make eye contact with him.  Continue reading

Happy Birthday Little Man

Lisa
Like a hunted wildebeast or the elusive sasquatch, capturing a two-year-old in the wilds of his own birthday party is not for the easily fatigued.  Continue reading

Little Man Turns One

Lisa
The little man in my life, Ryker, turned one on the weekend. Ryker is the son of my Little Sister, Tabitha, and her guy Nick. I’m Grandma Lisa, or at least, I will be when he starts talking!  Continue reading

Best Mailed Plans

Lisa
I can’t think of another time I’ve ordered something online and it’s gone this wrong.  I don’t think the way I ordered it is the problem. The problem is the company I ordered it from.   Continue reading

Approaching Middle Age

Lisa
During a Facebook chat with my 21-year-old nephew yesterday I jokingly told him that the older you get, the older middle age gets.  Continue reading