We Came, We Saw, We Conquered, We Did it Scared—New Site is Up!

Here is my most recent post. Im still learning how to forward to another blog, so click HERE for the new URL and full post.https://8busybees.com/2018/04/30/we-came-we-saw-we-conquered-we-did-it-scared/ I'm one in a hundred (or rather three hundred twenty). Are you too?I have a little fear of heights (Acrophobia)--mixed with a good sized bit of Basophobia (fear of falling). [...]

Juggling. And Then Dropping the Ball (or Two or Three)

Photo credit: https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-mathematics-of-juggling-20170524/ I didn't realize how dependent I am on my planner until I was without the first two+ weeks of the year. The one I ordered finally came yesterday after a shipping snafu. I had a small paper January calendar where I could keep track of big things like appointments, but the daily [...]

Just When You Think You’re Gaining Traction…

Just when you think you're gaining traction, you find out it's 95% likely that you'll move. To another state. Into a smaller home. And school is starting soon. I still have plenty of posts planned for the future.  And if I can manage it, I'll continue my putting up Throwback Thursday posts for new content [...]

Throwback Thursday–Prior Post 8/16/10–Catching Up After a Very Difficult Year Pt. 1

8/16/10 Wow. Been a while since I posted. I had a pretty hard year. A few months after my ectopic pregnancy I got pregnant again and was pretty excited. I was pretty sick, which I took to be good sign--baby must be growing right--right? I was dealing with thyroid issues and went to an endocrinologist [...]

Proud Orchestra Mama With Heavy Heart For Other Mothers

It's the end of the year and that means concerts, festivals, evaluations and the like.  Lawboy just finished all of assessments.  He got Superior (I) ratings for both the County and State level Solo and Small Ensemble festivals.  His orchestra just came away with a First Place trophy for their Large Ensemble.  These guys routinely [...]