April 10, 2014

The Victoria Room For Our 25th Anniversary Part 1

To celebrate our 25th Anniversary in style and elegance we returned to Victoria & Albert.  To separate this from last year's visit we dined in the exclusive Victoria Room. 

April 8, 2014

We've Gone Silver #25yrs

That's right Ladies & Gentlemen, despite the many predictions to the opposite today marks our
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April 1, 2014

Returning With A Rant

So have you missed me?  Life's been a bit crazy since I last wrote. However before I share what's been going on I thought I'd re-enter with one of my favorite blogging activities~ Ranting

March 7, 2014

A Legacy Unwanted

As the days pass and the lingering pain of intentional hurtfulness diminishes I have been able to come to a clear vision of the legacy that I am glad I avoided.

March 3, 2014

So It Is Official ~ I've Been Disinherited (Anyone an Estate Lawyer??)

Thursday I received a call from the lawyer handling my mother's estate.  She said I'd be receiving a copy of the will and would I agree to sign a statement that I won't contest it in anyway.  I thought you were never supposed to sign (or agree to sign) something unless you read it first, right?

February 28, 2014

Funeral Lessons Learned

Well now that the Funeral is over I thought I'd share with you some of the things that I've learned.  My biggest lesson ~ should have gone into the mortuary business.

February 18, 2014

The Funeral Starts Today ~ I'm Not Attending

I can already feel the breeze being created from the massive head shaking while people read this and think what a horrible daughter I am for not attending her mother's funeral.  Read on and you'll understand how and why I came to this decision.

February 11, 2014

The Funeral Games Have Begun & The Lessons I've Learned

The Funeral Games have begun and the odds are NOT in my favor
Before I go any further I want to make sure that I do not offend anyone in anyway what so ever.  What I'm writing about is my own experience with my incredibly dysfunctional family.  

February 3, 2014

When the Phone Rings In the Middle of The Night

Those early morning phone calls rarely mean good news. 
My phone rang Monday morning at 12:15AM

January 26, 2014

I Am So Not Going To Win Mom of the Year

I never claimed to be Carole Brady, Margaret Anderson or Marion Cunningham but this is a new low for even me:  Dear US Marine Corps, could you take my son sooner then planned?