Category «Misc»

DISLECKSIA: THE MOVIE to open nationally in October

I am very passionate about Dyslexia. My son was recently diagnosed with Double Deficit Dyslexia. He is in second grade and reading at only the beginning first grade level. And do you know what? He is smart, creative, and has a high average IQ. Dyslexia is a real thing. People do not understand it. Schools …

Grandmama rules, didn’t you know that?

From “the Mimi”… I had a lovely visit with my daughter the other day. We were talking about a lot of different things… Then my precious granddaughter ran in the room all excited, holding money and a little wad of toilet paper. Apparently the “tooth fairy” remembered to put money under my angel’s pillow but …

News from around the farm

5:57 AM on Friday morning. I actually woke up 15 minutes ago and was fine with that because the house is quiet. My mom once told me she didn’t really like to sleep because it was a waste of precious time. In my twenties I lived for the weekends so I could sleep late.  But …

I birthed an Alpaca

That was the sentence I said over and over yesterday, as I partially screamed/partially laughed, to anyone I could call. Or find in person. When I write or say those words today, I snicker in my head because it… just sounds weird. One word makes a huge difference. Helped .  My tenant, Grammar, runs and slams the …

Sometimes I just sit and watch the Alpacas

After returning back home from dropping the kids off at school, I go outside to feed the Alpacas and clean their stalls. It is so peaceful. Sometimes I sit down and watch. And listen. Crunch Crunch Crunch Crunch Crunch cr– “You know…no one likes to be watched when they’re eating,” they tell me. And then …

Would you like to win a Keurig Brewer? Well, I am giving one away.

I am really excited to tell you guys about my Keurig Brewing System! It is amazing and I will never go back to measuring coffee grounds again! Or messing with coffee filters. Or cleaning out the stained coffee pot. Or waiting impatiently for the coffee maker to finish brewing my pot of coffee. You get …

Old buildings make me cry.

Old buildings fascinate me. They make me a little sad. They cause me to picture life back then when the building was not old, but brand new. And I think of all the people who walked in and out. I think of these same people who were so young and probably even children living their …

Funny Conversation With My Mother

If you come around here often, you already know I am really bad…good?…bad…about messing with the look of my blog. I have changed it often over the last year or so. I have this issue of always trying to find something I like better. So, today my mother was here visiting and I was sitting …

News From Debbie Downer

Hi Wrinkled Readers! I thought I would take this opportunity to get in your face and tell you all the things you enjoy, or the things you think are good for you, are really not. According to MSN Healthy Living, the myths we grew up believing, are a load of poo. Way to rain on …

Ways To Annoy A Suit Salesman

A few days ago, I treated my husband as a child. I didn’t mean to. These things just happen! My husband needed a suit for the funeral so I started looking up stores online to find any sales going on. Well, HELLO! JoS A Banks was supposedly having a door buster sale. 40% off clearance. …