Four More Years & I’m Walking on The Moon

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My baby boy is in high school. Tonight was orientation.  The kids got the generic “Do your best and be good.” lecture, and the parents got to run through the halls after their children, waving to teachers as they passed each classroom’s door.  It was loads of fun. I felt really old, maybe for the first time.  There’s something legitly middle-aged about having a kid

In A FringeField Far Away

Charlotte the bunny

…rests a little bunny named Charlotte McFluffypants. We don’t all agree on the McFluffypants surname, but my daughter insists. Charlotte was a very social bunny.  She came when I called, loved to be petted, and ate twice her body weight in food morning and night.  She begged for “snacks” the rest of the day.  When she was hungry, she would pick up her little dish

Sweet Dreams

Sweet Dream Kids

I’m one of those people who love having people over.  It’s just fun. If you’re a first-timer to my house, I try and go the extra mile.  You know, I break out a dust rag.  If you’ve been to my house before, the only thing I can guarantee is that there will be dust, and it won’t be fresh dust.  Know what I mean? I

Memorial Day Fishing

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A big giant Thank You to all the men and women who have served, protected, and fought for our country through the years.  We are grateful.

The Gift of A Simple Day

Mother's Day Breakfast - Simple Days

Sometimes the simplest days are the best. I didn’t want to do a whole lot for Mother’s Day.  I didn’t want my people to cook for me, because, um, messy kitchen.   I also didn’t want to go out to eat.  We have very limited choices in town and I didn’t feel like spending half the day in the car and then waiting on a restaurant