Backyard Projects and Wish List

My daughter Gabriella is turning ten later this month and we’re planning a small backyard party for her.  it’s nothing out of control, just the family and a couple of close friends over for an afternoon of socializing over some expertly grilled burgers and dogs. The other night my wife and I sat outside going… 

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Goodbye Mom

I’ve been a bit less active in the blogosphere than usual lately but I had a very good reason…my Mom was dying. My mother has been battling several serious health issues over the last few years and she had deteriorated significantly in recent months.  She was no longer able to live on her own (even… 

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Setting Mom Up in Long Term Care

The last few months have been very difficult for my family.  My mom’s health is in serious decline and we’ve had to deal with a whole slew of unpleasant situations.  We’re going through the Medicaid approval process, we pre-paid funeral expenses for when the inevitable occurs, and we’re working on getting her house up for… 

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