But I am poor and needy: make haste unto me, O God: thou art my help and my deliverer; O Lord, make no tarrying. - Psalm 70:5 KJV The last few weeks have been rough. Since early spring we have been waiting and watching to see what direction Mr. Awesome's current job situation would take, … Continue reading Needy
Let's face it, having birds looks exotic and exciting from the outside looking in, and that's where many become ensnared. Most people don't truly realize what goes into living with a parrot, or how time consuming and difficult it can be.They see only the flash and glitz, and none of the daily dirt. This can result in … Continue reading Are You Sure You Want A Parrot?
When the phone rang Wednesday afternoon and the woman on the other end asked if she could speak with me, I responded, "This is she." "This is So-and-So with Such-and-Such Animal Clinic. Arthur's chlamydia test results came back and they're negative" "Oh praise God! Thank you." "Have a nice day." "You too." "Bye." Not an exact quote, but … Continue reading Hanging On
Sorry, but the only other title I could come up with for this post was, "When It Rains, It Pours", and that just felt much too overused. But still appropriate. Late Wednesday evening I noticed Arthur was clearly not feeling well. I relayed as much to Mr. Awesome and after a quick phone call to … Continue reading Insert Cliche Blog Title About Feeling Overwhelmed By Life Here -> <-
Mr. Awesome and I went to visit his mother and stepdad on the shores of Lake Michigan over the weekend. We had a lovely time: did a little shopping, had ice cream, and watched the sunset on the lake. Sunday we were able to attend the church Mr. Awesome's grandmother called home for many years and … Continue reading Human Error