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!”
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.
Continue reading “Day 8”
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”
The simplest toy, which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.*
Continue reading “Proof Positive”
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!
Mabel’s Mother remains in treatment for her lung and brain cancer.
I remain grateful and humbled by your kind comments, prayers, and support.
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””
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…”
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.