Sweet Sixteen

Happy birthday sweet sixteen! My 3rd daughter is 16 (31st). I can not post much because I have spent the day making a 78 page card (I am known for my mean cards) a fully illustrated book picking on the recipient using their favourite things.  In this case pretending that 16 is the age where … Continue reading Sweet Sixteen

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Hurrah a New Blogging Class

I started blogging because the members of the writing circle I joined suggested it, but I didn't know how to start.  The writer's centre - Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers' Centre, was having a class called Blogging 101.  I attended, I loved it; it not only answered all my questions it was fantastic. I went home … Continue reading Hurrah a New Blogging Class

Insane Week

Monday morning 7:00 on our way to School Banking at the kids' old school, the start of the week from hell.  By the time we returned home at 9:30. We set up Book Fair late Friday afternoon, Monday morning some of the P&FA went and helped finish (without me).  Look intellectually it was a great … Continue reading Insane Week

Today Toys Tomorrow Books

Today I went to a toy and collectibles fair with my eldest daughter and her support worker.  I was terrified and every step towards the place I felt like running away.  I joked about running and kept going.  We bought the tickets and we were trapped. There were so many people, so much noise, bright … Continue reading Today Toys Tomorrow Books

An Issue of Trust

Trust has always been difficult for me, its probably my autism again; but to be perfectly frank my mother hasn't helped.  Not her fault but like many parents; myself definitely included, my mother has tried to protect me from possible harm.  I love her for it but I think she may be wrong this time. … Continue reading An Issue of Trust

Don’t Volunteer at Your Kids’ School

The Book Fair is coming by hook or by crook. Where students buy novelties instead of a book. We'll make lots of profit but books & not cash. I'm so overwhelmed I've developed a rash! The library's busy, so the fair has no home! The shelves are on wheels so the school we must roam. … Continue reading Don’t Volunteer at Your Kids’ School