Archive for July 2009

And Away We Go…

Tomorrow morning we’re loading up the car and heading out for a 19 hour drive through six states. Road trips aren’t anything new to us, but we have the new dynamic of taking the dog with us this time. Now some of you might be saying to yourself (and not for the first time), “Are…

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Where's A Drill Sergeant When I Need One?

You may recall I wrote about Losing Weight And Other Inconveniences back at the beginning of June. In this self-prophesying post I mentioned I would be down a size by the end of July. I forgot to tell you, however, that I was talking about July 2010. Which is a good thing because there’s only…

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My Work Here Is Done…

Katie’s friend, Devon, is spending the night tonight. Todd and Taylor are watching yet another painful baseball game and frankly I’m all baseballed out. So before Devon got here I told Katie that I would come down to the basement with them. Me: We can watch a good movie and I’ll sit in between you…

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Just Keepin' Her Humble

God blesses those who are humble,for they will inherit the whole earth. Matthew 5:5 (New Living Translation) As most everybody who reads this knows, being a parent is hard work. We’re responsible for so much. There are the basics like feeding, clothing, safety, health, etc. That’s the easy part. The hard part is building character.…

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Did You Know…

…there are muscles that run down the back of your thighs? Oh yes there are. And do you know how I know this? I weeded off and on all day yesterday. Now instead of gracefully sitting down on the couch I stand in front of it, bend over slightly at the waist, rock back on…

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WHASSUP????

How is everybody? It seems like it’s been forever since I chatted with any of you. Apparently I can’t be a wife, mom, friend, employee and blogger all at the same time. Something’s gonna hafta give. I vote it’s the mom part. My sole intention of having kids was so that they could keep my…

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