When normal ain't normal...

Is it just me, or has their been an abundance of news stories as of late relating to individuals with Down syndrome? These stories are getting a lot of attention in social media circles…but for (what I think) is the wrong reason. 434 more words

Feel Good Stuff

... on a new job with an old man

Over the weekend, Grampa had a particularly tough morning. His sleeping has been all turned around for quite some time, and he had been up most of the night again. 972 more words

Just Ponderin'

... on a gift in a storm

Bette Davis was onto something when she said, “Getting old ain’t for sissies.”

In addition to struggling to be eighty-six and, well, just being Grampa, there is more lately. 1,010 more words

Just Ponderin'

... on a spring-y delight

Way back last year
The first flake fell
And just like that
Poof! Winter’s spell.

First, such beauty
A world aglow
Sunlight, moonlight
cast soft on snow… 115 more words


Laugh a Little

In preparation for their inevitable world domination, ThingOne and ThingTwo practice their evil laughs. Feel free to watch it more than once. I hope it makes you smile, although it  6 more words


... on boulders and caves (or not)

There is an old joke about three fools arriving at the gates of Heaven.

Because I have a visual, and rather dramatic brain, I see it this way… 1,098 more words

Just Ponderin'

... on post traumatic rest in order

Fred and I are resting today, because it’s been a trying week.

Well, I don’t want to minimize it.

It’s been a trying week and five days… 1,288 more words

Just Ponderin'