Monthly Archives: August 2014

Labels

I’m not a big believer in labels because people can tend to get caught up in relying on them too much to excuse some of their less than becoming behavior.  Sometimes others will look at someone wearing a label and … Continue reading

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Q and A: What is Your Mission

My mom and I bought these 5 year journals that would allow us to write just a few lines each year on every day and the compare answers from year to year.  Well, I’ve been pretty pitiful about keeping up … Continue reading

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Some of My Favorite Things: “A”

Airplanes – Ever since I was a girl I loved airplanes and air travel.  We lived under the flight path of some popular destination because all day and night planes would rumble overhead and shake everything in the house.  Because one … Continue reading

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Food Blog: E is for Everything

No, just kidding, it’s for Eggs.  I do like to eat my fair share of almost everything though. Eggs have gone back and forth over the years getting a bad rap for being too high in cholesterol, being too fatty, … Continue reading

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Just to Have You Near

Today I realized something. I guess it’s a day for realizations.  My grandfather always used to fall asleep when we would visit with him.   We would put on a movie for my, then 2 year old, son and the … Continue reading

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The Beauty of a Pet

One of the nicest things about having a pet is that you always have someone by your side.  Our pets have always been a part of our family.  My dad had a basset hound named Tubbee before I was born. … Continue reading

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Dear Younger Self: Letter One, First Contact

Dear Younger Self, You won’t believe me, why should you, you’re a kid who knows everything.  Guess what you end up having a kid who “knows everything” too.  You end up using a lot of quotation marks in your writing, … Continue reading

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He What?

Well looky here, I just found out that I have at least TWO faithful readers. The first was my mom, that’s no surprise because I’m pretty sure she read my diary in high school (which is why I kept a … Continue reading

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A Chance Encounter

It was an ordinary evening, but there was something crisp in the air, almost electric; it was a feeling that reminded me of days past and I wasn’t sure if I should welcome the feeling or fear it. I thought … Continue reading

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Real Men Get Pedicures

So right now I am sitting in the cushy chair at the salon, the massager rolling up and down my lower back. To the right sits the best pedicure partner a girl could have – my husband. One day about … Continue reading

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