I find it terribly sad that I've heard more people say "I hate the holidays" than "I love the holidays". Even though I totally understand it ... I find it really sad. If you're overwhelmed by all the stuff you have to get done for the holiday season then you're really missing the reason for… Continue reading Simplify the Season
I know what you're thinking. You're thinking I've completely lost my mind. Nope ... been there done that and didn't even get a free t-shirt from that trip. This post comes to you from a mostly clear mind only slightly hyped up on tea with Splenda. Here's a mostly serious question for you ... Why… Continue reading Declutter Date Night
When my Dad passed away about two and a half years ago it was very sudden. Even though he had a heart attack twelve years before and was told at the time that he wouldn't live longer than six months, we had kind of put it out of our minds. We knew he needed the… Continue reading A New Normal
For those of you who don't know Derek personally, he is 220 pounds of pure manliness. When we first got married he was so thin and trim that we had to special order his Wranglers because nobody carried a 28 inch waist with a 38 inch inseam. He was in cowboy mode then and… Continue reading Chicks Cannot Get Enough of His Ma-Cheez-Whiz
I printed out the phone bill today so that I would have ammunition when we talked to Rachel tonight about the long distance charges. The more I looked at it, the more mad I got. As was mentioned in my previous post, we had been allowing her to talk to the boyfriend for 10 minutes… Continue reading My Daughter works for NASA and I Didn’t Know It !