Mea Culpa*—all day long!

Dateline: Alabama

Reporting directly to you from the trenches of my son’s home where I am embedded taking care of my 14-month old granddaughter while her parents travel to doctors’ appointments in Birmingham.

I admit that I made a lot of mistakes today.  I could make excuses but let’s leave it that I learned some valuable life lessons.

Continue reading “Mea Culpa*—all day long!”

Day 8

20170420_123121
Mabel…the sweetest baby ever!           Photo Lori Greer

Tomorrow is a big day for Mabel.

She takes her first plane trip.

She’s off to Houston and MD Anderson with her Mom and Dad.

Fingers crossed for success for her Mom’s treatment.

MDAndersonxmda-logo.png.pagespeed.ic.wI3LdrsTIB

Continue reading “Day 8”

Baby Doll

20170524_125630

On the streeets of Birmingham, Alabama.

A glorious, cool morning in May.

The sun’s heat was warm but not brutal as it would be later in the day. Continue reading “Baby Doll”

Proof Positive

The simplest toy, which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.*

Continue reading “Proof Positive”

Coach Mabel’s Tip for Today

If you have followed this blog you know that Coach Mabel preaches good nutrition, lots of exercise, mindful living, and quality sleep.

See her exercise video here.  Mabel Does Yoga

When asked, Mabel feels that sleep is an often under valued part of healthy living.

As an example, she cites her parents.  They are up throughout the night changing her diapers and feeding her.  Definitely sleep-deprived!

Like a good coach, Mabel practices what she preaches!

20170512_122649
Shh, don’t wake Coach Mabel as she recharges her batteries.  

Mabel’s Mother remains in treatment for her lung and brain cancer.

I remain grateful and humbled by your kind comments, prayers, and support.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mabel Says “Think Like a Proton”

Feeling a little down?

Overwhelmed by your circumstances?

Feel like nothing ever goes right?

Coach Mabel has advice for you! Continue reading “Mabel Says “Think Like a Proton””

Love from a distance…

Rural farming scene
http://www.pexels.com

Three weeks of glorious weather.
Three weeks of shorts and tee shirts.
Three weeks of coffee on the porch in the morning.
Three weeks of happy hour on the porch in early evening.

Continue reading “Love from a distance…”

Happy Easter

HappyBabyMabel.gif
My Granddaughter Mabel

Today I learned to make Gifs.  Here is an example.  So easy and so fun with Google.

Mabel is my favorite model.  Gifs are appropriate for her since she is rarely still.

Happy Easter!