Monthly Archives: January 2020

An Ordinary Mom

“Nobody else is stronger than I am. Yesterday I moved a mountain. I bet I can be your hero. I am” an ordinary Mom. (Adaptation of “Mighty Little Man”)

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Singing and Dancing

Got an email from MSU this morning, that starts, “Congratulations, Student Doctor German!” I, of course, started singing, and then dancing. :) I sang “I’m gonna be a doctor” to this “tune” while doing this dance:

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WHY won’t U of M just send me a rejection already?!? The suspense is AGGRAVATING!

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To Write

I want to write. I’m ready to write! I’m in the mood to write!! I have to work… :(

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Well Done!

The girls are watching Mary Poppins. I always liked this song. I came to appreciate it more the older I got (the more I understood history and the world). Can’t think of a better song for today’s times: Cast off … Continue reading

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2019, what a year. Reeling from my Mom’s death, I still managed to pull all As and 1 B+ in my Postbac MEDPREP program at U of M. Due to having to drop a required lab last Fall, and not … Continue reading

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It feels weird to be well.

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I’ll Be Here Yet Another Day

Yesterday (Sunday), I woke to the sounds of dry heaving from child 2. About 45 minutes ago I was woken by child 1 telling me she threw up in bed. Y’all have a nice day!

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REALLY SHORT VERSION: 12/26 – Flight to Honolulu, HI. (Island of Oahu.) Arrive at sundown. Drive to estate in Hau’ula, rented by my brother and his wife for the family. 27 of us in all! Surprise extra apartment has us … Continue reading

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