Category Archives: Sandy’s Blog

8 Paragraph Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Not so shamelessly paraphrased from [this excellent original article], here’s the 8 major bullets.  For details, grace the original authors with a web hit at the link above 🙂 1. Dialogue: Failing to Divide Speakers 2. Dialogue: Failing to Separate … Continue reading

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*snickering *

I read the following in book description on amazon: Note* This is the second edition of The Twelve Stones. Edits have been made to address the typos mentioned in the reviews below.The book might still suck, but at least it … Continue reading

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High Road

Me: sometimes the high road seems too hard to be on. Dave: yes, but don’t forget, it’s easier to throw rocks from the high road.

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Crabs

(FYI, this exchange is funnier if you know that Matt loves crabs…as a pets. He hates that people eat them.) I’m such a weirdo…Driving to the store this morning, I passed a sign that advertise male crabs for sale. I … Continue reading

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Table

The last two years, within a week of finishing home school for the year, I drag out the kitchen table and refinish it. It wasn’t meant to be a tradition, but because I plan to do it again this year, … Continue reading

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Confession

I have a confession: Most of my posts are written via an app on my phone. I have trouble doing the formatting on there, which is why half my post look the way they do.

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Renaming

I’m renaming my kids. From youngest to oldest, their new names are: Cupcake, Pumpkin, Cake, and Ninja. Cupcake loves her new name and proudly informs everyone of the change. Pumpkin showed slight dimples when I say his new name, Cake … Continue reading

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Nyquil

Nyquil, possibly copyrighted, gives me a nasty hangover. Kinda like dayquil does. Basically, the quil family of meds is not my friend.

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Flares

A flare is when my fibromyalgia pain is bad instead of manageable.  Several things can set off a flare including stress, going overboard on physical activities or getting sick. I had a bad flare Saturday, in addition to my cold … Continue reading

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Sickness

I’m sick…in bed, drugged up sick. At least I was most of the day. Right now I’m sitting on couch, sucking on a cough drop, sick. And I’m taking my kids down with me.

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