Y’all, I can’t believe I am about to write this. I’m so excited. My first article was just published! WHAT?! <pause for screaming and happy dance> Can I ask you to do me a favor? Can you take a second and click the link below? Your support will mean the world to me as the […]
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After Hurricane Ian hit our area last week, a lot of things were closed including schools. That poses an issue for parents who work in critical areas like emergency services since they have nowhere for their kids to go. The couple that lives across the street have two boys, ages 13 and 6. Both parents […]
Read More Why is Your Floor So Dirty?
Glued to the weather coverage last week, Hurricane Ian was coming fast and I was in full blown stress-shopping mode. Six trips to Publix in four days and I finally felt prepared. Oh sure, I could always use more snacks especially if this thing was delayed any further, but at the moment we were stocked. […]
Read More The Pork Butt Rode Shotgun
You may think shopping for art supplies is a fairly mundane task. My husband would agree with you. But the other day I was standing in front of drawing pencils when I heard the unmistakable sounds of a kid pooping. Yes I’m serious. So much for being boring huh? While shopping for drawing supplies (new […]
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When the call came in, I thought it was a joke. “You want me to do what?” “I think you’ve got the wrong number.” “Am I on candid camera?” Sure enough, son Austin and his wife Nicole were asking me to dogsit. Yes, for real and yes without supervision. I was as shocked as you […]
Read More I Dogsat a Pooch.
I remember when I got my driver’s license at age fifteen. That, my friends, was a big deal. I felt so cool in command of my white 1981 Ford Granada. My car windows were even adorned with one of those Garfield cats held in place by suction cups on the hands. I was sure to […]
Read More This Should Be Part of the Driver’s Test.
I’ve always kinda known this. Some things you just do – without anyone telling you. Yet when the DNA results came in, I just stared blankly. “Well, I guess that explains a lot,” I thought. There it was in black and white. “Good News! Your new trait has arrived. Do you tend to play it […]
Read More DNA Results Confirmed It.
For my birthday this year, Eric and I spent a weekend in Mt. Dora, a quaint nearby town with old Florida charm. It’s well known for its lakes, quiet country inns, antique shops and festivals. There’s an old railroad station in the center of town along with a variety of dining options and it’s all […]
Read More Where Can I Get a Blue Bubble Suit?
You know those crazy questions people ask as icebreakers? Things like “what’s your second favorite movie” or “ if you could be a vegetable, which one would you be”… Yep, those questions. I never have good answers to any of them so they frustrate me. But there’s one question that if asked my answer will […]
Read More Dogs? Nope. Well, Maybe on Tuesdays.
One visit to San Francisco changed me. I went hiking. (Yep hell hath frozen.) Eric and I went to SF for our oldest son’s college graduation. It was our first trip to the area so we started with the typical sights. First, there were these seals. (They are technically sea lions, but they said I […]
Read More I’m Not a Hiker.