Phase Three

That period of life when what was so relevant isn't as relevant. Lighten Up!

Well Shoot …. it is for real

Well, shoot. The diabetes diagnosis is real enough. Darn, here I am doing the stages of denial, bargaining, anger, and I don’t think I have yet done depression in a … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Spoonies or How Many Spoons in a Day

  type 2 diabetes spoon theory infographic Infographic: If you live with chronic illness, explaining your condition can be tough. The spoon theory was created to do just that, and … Continue reading

June 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Our move and a trip to Europe

Where we lived, my mother’s condo was next door to our condo. I could not take my morning walks without having to go past her condo. Every time we had … Continue reading

May 15, 2018

Aging: One of the adventures

For the most part, I did not start paying attention to aging and what it means to Arthur to grow older until September 2011, the month I retired. Then after … Continue reading

February 24, 2018

My dear Mom – Was She Blind?

Yes, she was and not for the usual Diabetic reasons.  One morning she woke up and couldn’t see.  Of course, she saw Dr’s and they worked hard on getting her … Continue reading

February 24, 2018

Dang it – Diabetes 2 – Really?! Why didn’t she Tell me/Teach me?

  Hi –  This week I was diagnosed as having Diabetes 2. It is not entirely a surpise to me as my numbers have been bordering on a bit too … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · 1 Comment

Christmas 2017 for The Two of Us

Originally posted on The Two of Us:
We got through another Christmas, and as happily as we were able.  This year with the passing of my mother this past summer,…

December 27, 2017

The Veteran’s Paradox

via The Veteran’s Paradox

November 11, 2017

Article: DIY makeover transforms the kitchen of a Roseville split-level

DIY makeover transforms the kitchen of a Roseville split-level

February 8, 2017

All Is Calm 2016 – The Modern Spokane

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE In 1914, at the Western front, out of the violence comes a silence – then a song. Thus begins an extraordinary night of camaraderie, music, and peace. … Continue reading

November 20, 2016



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Becoming a Wild Family

A homeschool family enjoying the WILD outdoors

The Two of Us

Figuring out a life's path from our own cul de sac

Anthony de Mello Resource

Awareness awareness awareness.

Sadie Seasongoods

Living a firsthand life using secondhand things.

Spokane County Library District

Spokane County Library District

Grow Sew Happy

a journey of projects as i grow a happy urban homestead

Braden 168

Relevant Direction for Modern Men

Mormonism in Context

A faith crisis resource for Mormons

The Invisible Scar

raising awareness of emotional child abuse, its effects on adult survivors & the power of words on children

Realistic Recovery

For Realistically Recovering from Addiction and Family Dysfunction

The L.I.S.T. ACA Group

Living In Serenity Today

ACA Oregon

Becoming Your Own Loving Parent

Short & Sharp

"Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing."


ACoA Recovery Issues (adult-children of alcoholics & other narcissists)

Emerging From The Dark Night

Working through the Dark Night of the Soul to emerge as me.


Healing Truth Artistry