Monday Morning Mumblings

Here in New Zealand it’s 20 days until Christmas. TWENTY! I have barely started Christmas shopping and I’m in a kind of love-hate place thinking about the effort of putting up and decorating a tree only to have Kevin and Alfie, our year old kitties, experience the Joy of the Season by trashing it. Christmas is

Monday Morning Mumblings

Today really will be a mumbled and short blog post. It’s 8.35 a.m as I’m typing this and I have no idea of what to write. As I sit drinking my second coffee of the day, the temptation to not write anything because that little voice in my head says, “Dude, nobody really cares what you have

Monday Morning Mumblings

After another weekend of me ‘Driving Miss Daisy 16′, because my DH had to go away for work, so it was on my shoulders to keep up with the driving lessons. I found this YouTube clip from the awesome HOW TO DAD guy and thought you’d enjoy some Kiwi humor.  Hope you’re having/have had a

Monday Morning Mumblings

Fire fighters, right? What’s not to love. Brave, dedicated, often heroic. They go above and beyond the call of duty. This weekend I heard/read a lovely story about a firefighter trying to rescue a Wellington woman’s cat. It actually happened near my cousin’s house a few hours before we arrived for a visit. You can read the