Monthly Archives: August, 2011

Disney World – Day 1

That’s right!  We made it to Disney World today, and we have officially begun our vacation.  I’m so excited! We finally arrived at our resort, Disney All-Star Movies, around noon, today, and got all settled in. Guess what?!?   There’s a HUGE Woody and Buzz right outside our room. It’s AWESOME!! (Note: Mark thinks that the …

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Peace and Quiet

It has been a crazy couple of days, so I am thankful for the peace and quiet I am enjoying right now. Friday, Annabelle woke up with a fever of 104.  Needless to say, I had to call out of work, notify daycare, and make an appointment with the pediatrician.  Good news: it wasn’t an …

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American Responsibilities

Why are people so anxious to be patriotic when its only convenient for them? This morning, I found myself rather intrigued by a conversation a few co-workers were having in my office.  One guy received a summons for a huge jury trial, that is scheduled to occur the beginning of September, another co-worker was telling …

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Planning

I always thought of myself as a fairly good planner.  I make tons of lists, I’m a great note-taker, and I can research til my eyes cross. Then, I became a mom. My lists get lost (or torn, or colored on).   Notes? Yeah, right.  Those become coloring pages, too.  And, research?  When?  At 10pm, …

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Happy Birthday, Annabelle!

Yes, today marks the 2-year anniversary of my daughter’s grand appearance to this world.  It seems like only yesterday I was dreaming about the person she would be, and anxiously awaiting her arrival.  Now, I couldn’t imagine my life without her. Because Belles’ birthday fell on a Tuesday, this year, I took an extra shift …

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Growing up too fast?

As many of you know, tomorrow is Annabelle’s 2nd birthday, and some days, I wonder if both myself and society are making her grow up too fast. I’m so proud of my daughter.  She knows her ABC’s and she can count to 10.  She recognizes many nursery rhymes, and attempts to sing them by herself.  …

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This One’s for Mom

So, here it is…my grand reappearance to the blog scene. I realize that this is a new site for my thoughts, ideas, and random rants, but it seems that Windows Live got rid of their blog space in the last year.     😦        Therefore, I welcome you to my new home. My plan is to keep …

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