Daily Life / Gardening / Home Improvement / Peggy Cady / Time for Change / Uncategorized

Free-for-all February

I live in western Washington. The weather is mild throughout the year as each season gradually moves to the next, but we do have seasons. One of my daughters was born in Winter’s January. It snowed the day I took her home from the hospital. My other daughter was born in Spring’s March where we … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Daily Life / dinner time / Family Activities / Fun and Games / Peggy Cady / Pranks / Strong Personalities / This too shall pass / Uncategorized

“This Too Shall Pass”

While I was growing up, the phrase, “This too shall pass,” was said by our mom so many times, I swore I’d never say it to my children.  And I haven’t. So imagine my surprise when I heard my husband mumble it at me yesterday. Not only at me, but about me. What? How is … Continue reading

C. Cady Fowler / Daily Life / Monte Cady a.k.a. Dad / parenting / Pranks

Quincequil Day

We come by our writing honestly.  Dad was always writing silly stories for our amusement. I just recently ran across a collection of his stories, including this doozy:     Quincequil  Day by Monte Cady Arfgon Quincequil (730 – 687 BC) was a locally prominent medicine man in the region of the North American continent … Continue reading

Barbara Cady a.k.a Mom / Daily Life / Family Activities / Holidays & Traditions / Peggy Cady / Uncategorized

A Cady is a Cady

Last weekend #10 was over with her husband and two of her children. To celebrate the event, #2 dropped by as did my two daughters with their husband and boyfriend. It was a nice, quaint gathering with a noise rating of “dull roar.” After all, there were only three Cadys in the mix. Except, of … Continue reading

Daily Life / Driver's Ed / parenting / Peggy Cady / Uncategorized

The Rebirth of the Passenger Side Shriek

Last week I experienced something that five years ago I didn’t think I’d ever experience again. Any guesses? Nope. Nope. And Nope. Let me satisfy your curiosity. I’m talking about Driver’s Ed and everything that comes with it. I walked into the required parent orientation expecting to sit through it and appear to dutifully listen … Continue reading