OK, now that we got all the repairs, hospital visits, and other nonsense from my last blog out of the way, I want to let you know about the good parts of the trip, Fun Facts and a surprise to both of us. Rocky Mountain High We drove through the twisty, turny Rocky Mountains to Grand […]
I know, I know, I have talked about purses in my blog. Yes, it’s shallow but still fun, right? However, I never spoke about My First Pair of Fancy Shoes. When my mom passed away in February 2020 my father and I had the hard task of going through all her clothes and belongings. And […]
I admit that I was ready to abandon our trip four times before finally convincing my husband, Mitch. MAYDAY! When pushed to a point, I can be very persuasive or, as Mitch may say, annoyingly relentless. But I was DONE! This is the tale of the beginning of the end of our RV trip and […]
Music is our daughter Jessica’s love language. She speaks it fluently. Jess is 41 years old, nonverbal, and has a rare genetic deletion (1Q 43-44). She lives in a group home with five other women who have become family. (Article in Today’s My View ) Jacob is Jessica’s music therapist and part of a local […]
A year has passed since we took our Winnebago EKKO RV (KanVan) for a spin across the northern plains of America. We are planning another trip, and I am exhausted from all the work. It’s not my work; I basically do nothing.
Distinct Roles in Marriage. Mitch navigates the roads across the country; I navigate the roads of services for Jess. Who’s the Boss?
#raisingJess #family #travel #RV #EKKO #disability #decionmaking
This Jewish New Year I am grateful we are together. I am Re-posting a blog from 2020. Celebrating Rosh Hashana at a Drive-In Theater. WOW!
We are happy to have my in-laws staying with us. There’s only one small problem: A Seinfeld Moment. Do you remember the episode when Jerry and Elaine visited his parents in Florida? “I Am Begging You, Turn On The Air!”
#RaisingJess #In-Laws #Thermostat #Seinfeld #SeinfeldMoment
My dad’s car service waited for me as I exited the airport. Am I being kidnapped? Where am I really going? Never Have I Ever…. #RaisingJess #Limo #Dad #flying
Is this an insult or an opinion? The big question in our house is whether my writing is hobby or work. Its a big He Says/She Says.
If you are unable to open article in the Buffalo News – this is a copy:
Before we get too technical, I am admittedly talking about my clothes closet! Staying organized is not my strong suit (maybe pun intended).
Let me know your tips in the comments!
#RaisingJess #Organize #Closet #humor
Day 1 in the Keys, an x-ray confirmed I had Pneumonia! After the last 3 years of avoiding Covid on Vacation, I never thought of pneumonia!
A really short verse about marriage and compromise – The best scenario is when you both can say -We Did It MY WAY!
#humor #marriage #compromise #MyWay #Poetry #Poem #RaisingJess
I can’t go to school without my nails done,” yells Noa. Is this a high school student? No, It’s my 3-year-old granddaughter’s morning request! #Fashion #GarmentCenter #RaisingJess #BlackTie #Fashionista #Schmatte #Family #Generations
A Real Blizzard Updated – Reality Set in as the Days wore on. Update on Jessica’s House – Read More about Blizzard 2022! #Blizzard #BlizzardElliot #BuffaloBills #RaisingJess #MerryChristmas #HappyHanukkah #Blogger
RV miles are like Dog years. “How many miles left,” I ask Mitch, “Only 80 miles ” I reply “Is that 80 miles in my SUV or 80 miles RV time?”
Trip Planned for 45 Years from VW Bus to EKKO RV-But What Happens? In 1977, Mitch bought a VW bus and so starts our story – Read on for more-
The wedding at our home is in 2 weeks. The family is coming into town. But who should arrive first? COVID! AGAIN!
6 adults, and 3 kids under 6 together for 1 week in July. Read about a Wacky Week in “Can-you-say” Wallenpaupack!
What YOU forgot – Part 2 – Good to know that WE are not losing our minds or is EVERYONE losing their minds simultaneously? Vizsla Tale plus!
It’s taken a year to write this. At first, Mitch and I didn’t want to tell anyone for fear we were losing our minds. “You forgot what?”
After 49 Years of skiing , I discovered, the connection of skiing and family. And now there is another skier in our family! Well, kind of!
As the months passed, the doctor continued to assure us that Jess was fine. I continued to question all her delays. Welcome to Motherhood.
This is a story of keeping our beloved things. I believe that we are not collectors of junk but rather Hoarders of Memories.
There is a level of RV Arrogance in our KanVan RV. I have driven 4 hrs. out of 20+ hrs. . Not enough to get KanVan accreditation! Funny Views.