Monthly Archives: August 2011

Weathering the storm

Hurricane Irene has moved on now and we fared pretty well.  We lost electricity at 2 pm on Saturday and we still don’t have it back here at 5:30 on Sunday.  Our yard is a mess and we’ve lost everything … Continue reading

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I have the blues today

I don’t know why.  But I’m feeling blue. Maybe the atmospheric pressure is playing a role since we are waiting for  the hurricane to roll in tomorrow night.  I think it’s primarily due to lack of sleep and trying to … Continue reading

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Comfort in the face of the earthquake

I’ve never experienced an earthquake before.  It was a really eerie feeling to have the air and ground moving around me. I was working at my desk and Lynn was working in the back room at his computer when it … Continue reading

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Necessity is the Mother of Invention

I’ve discovered that buying things to make life easier for a caregiver gets expensive; however, with just a bit of creativity, you can have things to help out that work almost as well for a lot less (other than the … Continue reading

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Love/Hate Relationship with the Night

I’ve always loved to sleep.  I don’t nap during the day, but if I had my preference I would go to bed between 10 and 11 p.m. and not get up again till 9:00 a.m.  A good night’s sleep for me … Continue reading

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“I Just Can’t Deal With Another Thing….”

Ever felt like you just couldn’t take one more demand on your energy?  I was like that last Monday night.  We got home from vacation Saturday and I stayed up till 3 a.m. putting things away.  Sunday was much of … Continue reading

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Triumphs and Disappointments

We are on our last day of vacation and as usual, I think everyone is looking forward to going home–although we have had a great time. There just is no place like home, is there?  For instance…I helped Lynn take … Continue reading

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