Category Archives: Holidays

We love all of the holidays becuase it means we get to see the kids and grand kids and great grandkids

1/2 Work; 1/2 Play; Celebrate All Day!

The only bakery I loved at the 4th of July carnival was selling pastries with stars and stripes. Others were just un-pastry-otic. The morning started as usual; work work work!   Mary worked inside, and I tackled the garage.  MAry has … Continue reading

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Work And Play, A Plan For The Day!

I don’t like to complain about the customer service of any business, but I didn’t appreciate being pushed over by the stockbroker when I asked him to check my balance. Bright and early, I was off the Casa Valencia to … Continue reading

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Father’s Day; 2021!

“A father is a man who expects his son to be as good a man as he meant to be.” I was up early and headed to Casa Valencia to make sure the drip system was working, and it was; … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day; We Celebrated!

What’s Irish and stays out all night? Paddy O’Furniture. Robin stayed last night, and we were all up bright and early, calling Colleen to harass her on the bat phone.   I had to excuse myself as I had a test … Continue reading

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Twenty-Five Years Ago Today Connor Was Born

Children are the rainbow of life. Grandchildren are the pot of gold! Connor turns twenty-five years young; OMG, I can remember the day he was born! The zombies were out in full force; it was a night in the middle … Continue reading

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I Was Shot And It Was Not By Cupid!

Statistically…. 9 out of 10 injections are in vein. I was up at 6:30 AM and got ready for my first visit to Disneyland for over a year, but alas, visiting the mouse was not on the agenda.  I had … Continue reading

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Hello 2021; You Better Be Good!

What do you call always having a date for New Year’s Eve? Social Security. New Years Day always makes me remember my family, who are no longer with us.  Mary lost her Aunt this morning at 3:00 AM; you just … Continue reading

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We Did A Miniaturized Version Of A Christmas Tradition

Why did Frosty the Snowman want a divorce? Because he thought his wife was a flake. We were up early, not to catch the worm but to work on the puzzle and open the presidents.  We had our cup of … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve And All Is, Well?

What happened to the man who stole an Advent Calendar? He got 25 days! Oh boy, its Christmas Eve, we cannot wait, so we didn’t.  We ran to the tree and decided to open one “funny” present.  Well, I was … Continue reading

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The Day Before The Day Before Christmas

I asked Mary what she wanted for Christmas. She told me, “Nothing would make her happier than a diamond necklace,” So I bought her nothing! It was a big day for Mary, her last day at the VA after thirty-four … Continue reading

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