and I do…

8 years ago today it rained.  Not a huge downpour, but one of those consistently overcast days where the rain comes in waves.  Where the air smells fresh and clean and the sky is that lovely pale dove gray with patches of white clouds. We were living out in Banks then and the 45 minute … Continue reading and I do…

persona non grata

My kitties are now persona non grata.  Seriously.  Officially.  The tests results are in and Mike is allergic to them.  So I had Mike's doctor draw up all the documents to declare them unwelcome.  Doctors can do that right?  I mean really, if a ship's captain can marry people I don't see why a doctor … Continue reading persona non grata

and everyone

We all know that everyone dies.  It's a fact of life. The fact. It's what makes us all human.  Mortal.  Real. That doesn't make its sting any less painful.  Any less jarring.  It doesn't stop you from missing someone that you love.  It doesn't make knowing you will never see that joyous loving smile again … Continue reading and everyone

three by the sea…

This Summer vacation has been filled to the brim with NOT being on vacation.  We've been swarmed with busies.  Engulfed by the things to do.  Inundated with important tasks... Well this weekend we said NO MORE! It's been a tough week.  Mike's grandmother continues her trek to the end of things and that weighs heavily … Continue reading three by the sea…