Author Archives: penelopegeorge

About penelopegeorge

I am an aspiring author, and a complete romance novel addict. I have lots of fav authors, including Nora Roberts (of course), Marie Force, Jayne Krentz/Castle, Angela Knight, and Dianne Whiteside. Come see more samples of my work and an except from my completed manuscript, "The Warrior Wizard", at


About a week ago I had my version of a champagne anniversary. When I was 23 years old, I met my future husband, who was also 23. That was 23 years ago. We have officially spent half our lives together. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Finding Dirty Laundry

I’ve decided to create a laundry primer. It has come to my attention that there is confusion in my family over what dirty clothes look like. I find clean laundry balled up in a a tangled mess of arms and … Continue reading

Posted in Children, Family, Normal, Parenting | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Like a Hole in the Head

I think we all need more pets. Like maybe another cat. Yes, a cat. Vanilla the Cat needs another cat. Shayla Kazoleas needs another cat. Dimitri wants a dog. Tony Chris Kazoleas is going to drop his head in his … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Little Help?

Boy Child is sobbing – full on *sobbing* – over the injustice of the fact that he does not have a baby brother. Apparently, this is the only thing he wants in the whole entire universe. “Baby brothers grow up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Knowing What I Know…Would I Do It All Again?

Don`t worry. This isn’t what the post is about. Knowing what I know…would I do it all again?  Yes. There are no doubts. No pondering the possibilities. If I knew before I had kids that I would be an autism … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

A New Perspective on Hair

This could be a “before” picture. Boy child got his hair cut tonight. If any of you knows a child with autism, you totally get why this is a major event. We do his hair at home. Yes, it may … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Thankful 365

I took this pic a few years ago after a family day spent on public transit and downtown Vancouver. As you can see from their smiles and general sibling love, it was a day of good adventures. Every time my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Umbrella Wars Diverted

He felt the tie added a touch of class to the outfit. Convo with (almost) 10 year old boy: Boy Child: “Mom, where’s my umbrella? Can I play with my umbrella?” Me (rising from chair) “Are you going to play … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

We Remember

IN FLANDERS FIELDS By Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place: and in the sky The larks still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

This is What She Can Do

These pics are just two examples of what Shayla taught herself to do in Blender, a 3D graphics program. She follows tutorials found on YouTube. I promised an update on the homeschooling, and this is the latest development. Don’t worry … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on | Tagged , , , , , , | 6 Comments