That's how winter has been because we've had very little snow so far this winter here in Northern Illinois.


Oh, no!

Who ordered--

    the snow?

I did not,

I wish it was summer,

I am not a fan of winter--

    not a lot.

I <3 to watch it from my window,

   to see it blow.

It looks pretty,

Something to see.

A Major Milestone

3 weeks ago today (Saturday, June 30) at 2PM, Ron Smith ad I got married. Adventurous times have been what we've already experienced, along with the occasional downfalls of tryig to work out any differences we may have encountered. We've been charishing our time together as a new family, especially if my family lives so far away, and I'm not sure when we'll actually be able to go up north for a ...visit. Aunt Darlene Nirenberg has been periodically calling to check in on how we're getting along.
During the past first three weeks of marriage, Ron and I have begun getting the things we need to make our little place feel more like our very own first-ever house. We've gotten food, bath supplies, a new stereo system, and enough drinks to last us for a while- untill we have time to go shopping again. It's good that we're compromising to get things we like, and I hope that this is how our marriage will last

Writer's Block: Nightly Rituals

My husband and I usually try to get ready for bed by winding down with a warm shower, taking our meds, possibly watching the news, and curling up together.  He's trying to show me that he won't hurt me, so we take time for that, too.  Then he rubs my back and belly to help me sleep.  The only consequense is that our next door neighbor has been keeping us up at night, so we both have trouble sleeping.

Writer's Block: Release Me

One thing in my life I'm holding on to- that I know I should let go of- is not being able to trust any guys I'm with.  My husband is trying to teach me that.  The thing getting in the way of doing this is the fact that I'm afraid of getting hurt.  The reason this is hard for me is fear of what's coming and not knowing if it's going to hrt.