Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Face of Poverty

I was planning on writing another light-hearted post this morning, but reading the newspaper at breakfast put an end to that.  On the front page was a picture of a young woman, Kimberly Meade, crying in her car.  She had … Continue reading

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Maybe It’s Never Too Late!

I have the pleasure of following a blog called Life with three boys!  Jenny, the author is pregnant with her fourth and final child, and she says she is a little sad that this is her last.  I remember having … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Movies?

This will be short because I’m still tired after staying up to see the Oscars. Don’t know why I did that since this year it was pretty clear what would get best picture. I like to see the acceptance speeches, … Continue reading

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Come On, Women! Where the Heck Are You?

My daughter recently volunteered to babysit an adorable five-month-old baby boy to help out a struggling family. Having been the mother of baby girls, my daughter was unprepared for how quickly she could get sprayed while trying to change his … Continue reading

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What a Bargain!

When I got the mail yesterday afternoon, I found a bargain book catalogue. Making a lovely cup of Earl Grey for myself, I propped my feet up, sat down and began to peruse the catalogue for books I might like … Continue reading

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Some Things You Didn’t Know About Me

During the course of this blog, I’ve shared many things about my life, but I’ve also left many interesting facts out. For example, I bet you didn’t know that I graduated at the top of my high school class when … Continue reading

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Rejecting My Former Self

Interviewer: Let’s see here, Mrs. Okaty. You are applying for the job of mother. What experience have you had? Former Self: None, Sir, but how hard can it be? I mean, we’re so much bigger than they are, right? Interviewer: … Continue reading

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