More Starry Night Prom 2015 Photos

In my previous blog post about the Starry Night Prom 2016 , I published before I could locate my cd with photos from last year's prom that weren't just snapped with my very lousy camera phone. So I thought I would post a few photos of some of our awesome participants at the Starry Night…

Starry Night Prom 2016

It's that time of year again! That's right. It's Prom Season. And the Starry Night Prom 2016 is coming up on us....fast! "What's the Starry Night Prom?" you ask. Let me tell you by including part of our Starry Night Prom donations request letter: "The Starry Night Prom started in 2008 with a vision to…

Nurses Need Superhero Capes

My son had surgery to repair a deviated septum and some sinus issues and for good measure, the ENT decided to yank out those pesky tonsils along as he was under general anesthesia. When they brought me back to the step-down recovery area, I giggled a little. Yeah, I'm a jerk. But it was kind…

The Countdown Begins

We did it. We finally bought a house. My husband went to closing last week and he and the oldest son have moved in. YES! I finally feel like we're making progress. And while he's busy setting things up there, I'm busy taking things apart here. I've finally got my list of household goods, furniture…

Happy Mothers Day

It's Mothers Day here in the Middle East. And my kids were asking to borrow money from me all week so that they could get me gifts. Instead, I told them that all I wanted was a clean house - not by my hand - and no fighting. This was said while I clutched my…

Apples and Their Distance From Trees

"I want my turn on the computer! I want my turn on the computer!"     "What? Are you 6? Obviously I'M taking a turn on the computer. Just wait.""I can't wait. It's my turn. It's my turn. Come on! It's my day off!!!!"     "So when exactly is MY day off? Hmmmm?""You have 5 days…