Category: Ramblings

Ramblings of an Insomniac

Well, here I am at 2:30 am — not sleeping, like I should be! I didn’t sleep well again last night, so I was so tired by the time I got home from work that I curled up on the couch to watch some… Continue Reading “Ramblings of an Insomniac”

Soap Operas

When I was a little girl, I remember my Grandma making time every day to watch her “stories” – I think she watched “Guiding Light” and “Days of Our Lives”. Then, when I was in grammar and high school, I rushed home from school… Continue Reading “Soap Operas”

Perfect Day!

I had a wonderful day — everything went so well and made for a very enjoyable day! I spent the morning playing with the girls – they wouldn’t give up – they fought over who could get closer and who could get the most… Continue Reading “Perfect Day!”

Saturday Morning Ramblings

The girls have really enjoyed being outside this morning! It is cold, but pleasant out and the sun is shining pretty bright. They participated in a nice mix of running, playing, rolling around, and bathing in the sun! They wore each other out and… Continue Reading “Saturday Morning Ramblings”

Cold is an understatement!

As my Poppie used to say: “It is colder than a well digger’s a** in January!” It was definitely that cold today! The temp was low, but not really THAT low — it was the cold rain and dampness that made the cold drill… Continue Reading “Cold is an understatement!”

Sunday Ramblings

Good Morning! I woke up singing to the girls this morning – the song was “Good Morning” – that great show tune performed by Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, and Donald O’Connor in Singing In The Rain! I often sing show tunes to the girls… Continue Reading “Sunday Ramblings”

Happy New Year

Aahh – another year gone and a new one is born! The years fly by so quickly – it barely seems like we have time to enjoy them and they are gone! Here are some thoughts I have about 2007 and my hopes for… Continue Reading “Happy New Year”

Scratch Offs and Pull Cards

Herald Reporter, Jonathan Owens, has started a series of posts on his blog ( to track his luck (or lack there of, whatever the case may be) at the NC Lottery scratch off games. I got all excited when I saw his first post… Continue Reading “Scratch Offs and Pull Cards”

Week In Review

Some of the high points of the week: Christmas Show at the Temple: I took my staff to see the Thursday matinee of A Carolina Country Christmas at the Temple Theater this week. It was soooooooooo good! The story touched everyone! We all really… Continue Reading “Week In Review”

TGIF and More

It’s FRIDAY!!!! Hip Hip Hooray!!!! I put in a bad night — lots of deep, choking coughing………could hardly breathe………got little or no real sleep! So, I didn’t push it and stayed home another day to take care of myself! Don’t want this thing to… Continue Reading “TGIF and More”