Monthly Archives: February 2011

beautiful day

It is a beautiful day here. Low eighties. Not a cloud in sight. My fourteen year old and I got quite a bit of yard work done. I ironed forty-five million shirts for my husband. (It felt like forty-five million … Continue reading

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a bit dry

I feel a bit dry spiritually. It is time to drink some water and look at things from a better perspective. I know I have been going back and forth for the last few months. Some days I am fired … Continue reading

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it’s the little things that will drive ya nuts

Mainly it is the crazy lying. I know it is a very common FAS problem. I also know it is the one thing that puts me over the edge. Well,that plus not letting me know when they don’t understand something. … Continue reading

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bits and pieces

I do in fact have a floor in my bedroom. It took the better part of a day to find it,but find it I did. Now I need to figure out what color I want it to be and paint … Continue reading

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sunday morning and birthdays and finding the floor in my bedroom.

It is quiet this morning. My husband and the older two are at work. The fourteen year old is still asleep. I still feel mild consternation for not having a church. We have been burned so many times,that the feeling … Continue reading

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surreal

I think I must live in an alternative universe. In my universe trying to strangle someone is not a minor setback-it is attempted murder; at least assault with intent. In the therapeutic environment of the residential treatment center it gets … Continue reading

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i am so proud

My daughter was promoted to Chief tonight in CAP. It is her last enlisted rank. Considering that the events and her choices of last summer caused her to loose all rank for six months,this is an even bigger moment. She … Continue reading

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still waiting

We still do no have CPS’ decision. Youngest made his level. He is very proud of himself. He should be. I wish I could be happy for him. While my nature is to hit things straight on and fight (politely,but … Continue reading

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family therapy and a very serious,fall on your face and plead for God to interceed prayer request.

I honestly believe my son has decided to heal. This does not mean he is ready to come home. This means that now,for the first time in his traumatized life, he wants a family for himself and is willing to … Continue reading

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life

We are still moving along in spite of days without water,wonky internet,a totally fried washing machine,and the normal (for my kids) reactions to any change in routine. There have also been some good things this past week. My fourteen year … Continue reading

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