What do I feel… now that it’s over?

It’s over. It’s done. Runions has been sentenced. 60 months minus 10 months (ish) served and minus 15% for good behavior. What do I feel? At first, shell-shocked. Probably still shell-shocked. Numb, even. When I read my statement, I looked him in his eyes. Yes, he even looked back as I accused him. As my voice broke, as I found Continue Reading →

Why we didn’t make it out to HPF 2016

2016 has been a year of hell. This blog is going to be rambling. It’s going to go back and forth in the time line and might be confusing. But this is why I didn’t go to Heartland Pagan Festival. First one I’ve missed since we didn’t have the money a few years back. Around 1600 on 7 April 2016, Continue Reading →

My parents again – As I sink down under the waves of financial depression, I know that I am still standing

Ya know, I’ve done great, no cash from my parents since around x-mas, and that cash was only $50 to help pay for x-mas dinner which I invited them and the entire family to attend because they refused to allow Thorik and I to attend the one at their house. Dinner cost me over $200, but did I say a Continue Reading →

Parental love – If I go see a shrink, will you love me again?

http://em.flinthillspagans.org/2008/09/it-is-never-too-late-to-provide-ourselves-with-what-we-need-to-awaken-this-inner-being/ I must refuse “to be beholden to someone else’s expectations” any longer. It’s time to let go and be my own adult. So, these shoes. Did I mention the shoes already? *sigh* I guess it all stemmed from the shoes. My parents bought my son shoes that lit up. A lot. He’s 9 years old, btw. So, when I saw Continue Reading →

Does this sound like a child with ADHD? (requiring medication?)

From my parents: Your son is on task in the classroom about 72% of the time. This means that he is more focused this year, is getting his assignments done at school, is not bothering classmates, etc. He is doing well, staying in line when the class moves in the hall, is eating fairly well at lunch, only one minor Continue Reading →

The good, the bad and the ugly.

My son had an open house tonight. I actually thought it was just a fund-raiser / chili feed, but no, it was an honest-to-goodness, full-fledged open house. He had a neat little checklist of things. It was fun. In the music room, he got to play various intstruments. It was fun! The teacher had removed all the “sharp” keys from Continue Reading →