On Being Ghosted–by a Ghost

Jamey sucks as a ghost. Maybe it's just that I suck as a widow. Perhaps it's a combo of both; perchance it's nether. Regardless of the reasoning(s), I have yet to be significantly "visited' by my deceased husband. He has yet to pull any meaningful "Love Boat" guest appearances in my dreams. I don't eye-spy … Continue reading On Being Ghosted–by a Ghost

Last Half-day of Normal

Easter Party at Caeley’s preschool, March 19th 2008. This was two days before Jamey’s first brain surgery. He’d been diagnosed with an Anaplastic Astrocytoma just 5 days prior. They let him come hone for a week after his diagnosis to spend some time with us all. March 14th, 2008 was a Friday. I can’t recall … Continue reading Last Half-day of Normal

Happy 5th anniversary, Jamey

Hi HOTties! April 19th, 2020 marked the 5 year anniversary of Jamey’s passing. It was the first year I didn’t recognize his passing on here. This video helps explain why..Anniversary Video If you manage to watch all the way until the end, you’ll see a rare show of emotion from me; worth the wait if … Continue reading Happy 5th anniversary, Jamey

Sending love, one felled tree at a time

Good morning(or at least I think it’s morning—now ask me the day of the week and I have no clue), HOTTies! Just checking in to say hi, wish you all health and share this find I (literally) recently unearthed. As some of you know, last year, I decided to start renting out Cranstoun Manor Cottage, … Continue reading Sending love, one felled tree at a time

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father's Day to the man brave enough to knowingly bring a creature into this world with half of my DNA. I was tempted to title this post with the simple hashtag #dirtnapdadday but felt that could be a bit too triggering and soooooo unlike my usual gallows humor so I thought I'd tone it … Continue reading Happy Father’s Day