Sunday, December 23, 2012

From my "house" to yours :)

Gift and grocery shopping...check! 
Wrapping while watching Love Actually...check! 
Laundry, not so much ;)

It's beginning to look a lot like...

Merry Christmas

Saturday, December 22, 2012

When Presence is a Present

I look forward to our annual "Glenview Girls" Christmas Party every single year.  After knowing each other for the vast majority of our lives, it is so special to me that we're all able to grow as friends as we continue to grow as human beings :) 

Collectively among us, there are now countless countries traveled, two doctors of PT,  a manager of a medical clinic, half a dozen masters degrees earned, published writers, and six incredibly fortunate children (who clearly have hot successful mamma's ;)


Sunday, December 16, 2012

Details, details ;)

I really do appreciate CHASE Bank's fraud-protection texts.

Well, most of them...

For real though, 
aren't "1" and "HELP" pretty much the same thing in this scenario?!

Friday, December 7, 2012

I love and miss you, Uncle Jay

The world became a lesser place with the loss of my Uncle Jay :(

There are no words to make death easier to comprehend, but I did very much find solace in this lovely quote: 

"There are some fish that cannot be caught. It's not that they're faster or stronger than the other fish. They're just touched by something extra." 
~Young Ed Bloom 

We were blessed by an "uncatachable" fish; 
which makes us, the lucky ones