Spooks and Spoils

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happy Happens ™, Health Leave a Comment

Short and sweet, Journeyer! Last week brought with it a major toothache that caused me five days of grief. I finally got into the dentist on Friday, where I learned I need a root canal. Fortunately for me a bottle of Penicillin and some major doses of Ibuprofen helped give me some relief. Enough comfort that I was able to …

The Hot & Cold of It

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Parenting, The Five Facets Philosophy on Healing ™ Leave a Comment

Happy Monday, Journeyer! As is the way with back-to-school, last week seems like a whirlwind gone by. Extra work hours trying to organize student seat assignments, assemble student rosters and pour over the data to become as familiar with the new names and faces as quickly as possible… Toss in a few counseling appointments and several writing prompts to add …

Family Momentum III

Annah Elizabeth Beauty, Big Guy, Family, Fave, Happiness, Parenting, Travel Leave a Comment

LET FREEDOM RING! That is the first thing that comes to mind when I think about pulling away from Big Guy’s new home for the next four years. Let freedom ring for him. Let freedom ring for Warren and me. Don’t get me wrong. I love my children with every fiber I have, but I have always considered my role …

Lilly, The Boys, and Slammin’ Mac ‘N Cheese

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happiness, Happy Happens ™ Leave a Comment

Wow, Journeyer, another week has come to an end, with a new one right on its heels! There’s a saying I’ve had many people tell me after I inquire about how they’re doing. “Every day I put my feet on the floor, is a good day.” That is sort of true, isn’t it? Believe it or not, I really don’t …

Boldt-ed

Annah Elizabeth Family, Happiness, Happy Happens ™, Marriage, Travel 1 Comment

Well, Journeyer, last week’s Happy Happens edition is a bit late, but I promise I have a VERY GOOD EXCUSE. MANY GOOD EXCUSES! EXCUSES THAT ARE SO MUCH BETTER, SO MUCH MORE ORIGINAL AND CAPTIVATING THAN: My computer crashed (which it has numerous times in the last week and a half) or the one we adults say all too often: …