the weekly Archive

Week 10 [2022]

Last week we started the week off with Alex’s 18th birthday. He wanted to go to Mikata, which is a Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse. Drew joined us of course. Drew’s girlfriend Caitlyn was on a work trip in Virginia. Anyway, we all enjoyed steak, chicken, and shrimp with fried rice and veggies. So good. Then, we …

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Week 8 & 9 [2022]

2 weeks ago started out with a trip to the orthopedic for my shoulder. It hurts kind of all the time now, but especially when I lift my arm out. I ended up getting a steroid injection and am now doing a few appointments of physical therapy and my favorite place. It has just been …

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Week 7 [2022]

Another year flying by and here we are talking about the 7th week of this year already. Is it me or is time flying by faster the older I get? Scary! Last week started off with Valentine’s Day. Rob and I aren’t big into that holiday. We usually go out to eat around that day …

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Week 5 & 6 [2022]

Here’s what’s been happening in life for Jan. 31st-Feb. 13, 2022. Not much too exciting! Just trucking along… This is one of Alex’s new cubes that he put into a cool design. Caitlyn (Drew’s girlfriend) started her career today as an Academic Advisor just across campus from me. So proud of her. I’m supposed to …

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Week 4 [2022]

Here’s a few pics from this last week…January 24-30, 2022 One day this week, I got to work early and snapped this shot as I walked in. I got a text from Drew saying he wanted a poster of the mock up Sports Illustrated cover that has been circulating on social media since we went …

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Week 3 [2022]

January has been the longest ever!! Ugh! This last week (January 17-23, 2022) was aggravating. It started off great. Alex and Rob got back on Monday from the ski trip in Gatlinburg. We knew going in this was a risky trip and many folks would come back and end up sick. On Tuesday we got …

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Week 1 & 2 [2022]

This year already has had some ups and downs. This is a busy time of year for me with the beginning of the semester, and here I am trying to play catch up already. Here is Week 1 & 2 posts for January 3 – 16, 2022. Jan. 3rd was first day back for the …

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Week 50-51-52 [2021]

Playing catch up from the last three weeks of the 2021 (December 13, 2021-January 2, 2022) Rob and I went to the Men’s Basketball game. Fun game! Friday the 17th we went with Rob’s sister and her family and some of their friends to a Christmas walk in the Woods at Kreher Preserve & Nature …

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Week 48 & 49 [2021]

Man, I can’t believe we’ve only got a few more weeks in the year! Here’s the run down for Nov. 29-Dec. 12, 2021. Still finding tomatoes in the garden! Alex has been enjoying doing puzzles in front of the tv. We went to the tree farm and it started pouring down when we got there. …

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Week 46 & 47 [2021]

The week before Thanksgiving wasn’t too crazy. Look at this adorable Gnome I got from Walmart dot com by accident. Put it in my cart on the Walmart app and when I went to put my pickup order in I accidentally pressed buy from both carts or something. I realized it a few minutes after …

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Week 45 [2021] Kitchen Project Done!

This last week I was happy to finally finish up this wall in our breakfast area that’s attached to the kitchen. If you remember, back in January we got this new sideboard table and when we moved the old microwave stand we discovered lots of wall issues! Here is how it’s looked since then. Till …

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Week 44 [2021]

Happy November! Just 2 full weeks until Thanksgiving week! Do you have your turkey yet? The Braves won the World Series! So exciting! We had really hoped they’d win Sunday night when they were still home, but they ended up losing that game and then having to fly back to Houston. One day I was …

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Week 43 [2021]

How is October over already!?!?! I know many folks will be pulling out their Christmas decor soon. We don’t do that, but I will switch out all the Halloween themed decor for just fall decor. Here’s what happened for Week 43 (October 25-31, 2021)! On Tuesday, on my way home I noticed the protestors downtown, …

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Week 42 [2021]

Another week down! Here’s Week #42 which covers Oct. 18-24th, 2021. This last week was interesting. My blood sugar has run a tad high for the last few years. This week my doc had me try Metformin, but it made me feel terrible so I couldn’t continue that anymore. Thursday, I went to the dr …

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Week 41 [2021]

Week 41! Can ya’ll believe its 9 weeks till Christmas? I’m not usually one that counts down, but I was just thinking about how far in the year we are already. Its crazy to think about. Here we got with Oct. 11-17th! My doc wanted me to try a new medicine for several health reasons, …

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Week 40 [2021]

Week 40, yall! Can’t believe we just finished off the 1st full week of October (Oct. 4-12, 2021). How’s everyone enjoying Fall so far? We’re back to doing Weekly family Game Night. Sequence is one of our favorites. Katniss and Kayleigh have been hanging out like this more lately. They’ve always gotten along, but this …

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Week 39 [2021]

Here’s my weekly wrap up for #39 September 27 – October 3, 2021. Sitting at the doc’s office waiting to get my blood drawn. Thinking of Dad that day as it would have been his 67th birthday. Caitlyn’s mom was in town, so we did lunch along with Caitlyn and Drew the day before my …

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Week 38 [2021]

Last week was #38; September 20-26, 2021! Here’s some highlights… I love cooler temps in the mornings. Look at this really cool pumpkin and acorn squash. Kind of a funny story about the pumpkin. I order nearly all my groceries from Walmart pickup. Last year I had ordered an assortment bag of pumpkins and gourds. …

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Week 37 [2021]

Here’s another wrap up from September 13-19, 2021. I know this blog has become very stale with just boring updates of my life. However, that’s all I can muster up right now. Thank you to those of you who continue to stick with me. I mentioned last week that life has been pretty hard lately. …

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Week 36 [2021]

Week 36 September 6-12, 2021 Hey yall! Last week was rough and its continuing on into this week. Unfortunately, I can’t go into details. I would covet your prayers for my family during this time. All this goes back to May when we had a family emergency and last week ended up having another emergency …

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