The most perfect bride. The most perfect groom. The most perfect wedding party. The most perfect wedding. The most perfect reception! Holy cow, it was perfect. Booze. Food. Ted Drewes. Photo booth. Dancing. Family. Friends. I can honestly say that I have never been to such a fun wedding. Truly amazing. And my awesome new … Continue reading The Most Perfect
Hey. Hey. HEYYYYY! Remember a year ago when I had that thyroid scare? No? Well, you can refresh your brain here and here. TL/DR, in August 2013 my thyroid level was 7.88. In October when they re-checked it, the level was at 3.24. I know, I know. I said "What the fuck???" too. Guess what? I had … Continue reading Here We Go Again
As my kids were growing up, I always preached, "It's not what you say, it's how you say it." Meaning that tone is important. I'm thinking that I need to adjust my mantra for the texting age. "It's not what you say, it's the order in which you say it." Case in point.
From the time I was a young girl, I knew that I wanted sons. I would be a great mom to sons. I was a tom-boy. I liked all things sports, outdoors, adventurous. Everything that the 60s and 70s told us were boy things. I could never imagine having daughters. The frills and ribbons and … Continue reading Son-Shine
She's back! My beautiful granddaughter. She was eating and handed Jake a piece of her bread. She doesn't realize she put her life (or at least her arm's life) in harm's way. Jake has never been known to gently take food out of your hand. But he did this time. Very carefully accepted Mara's offering. … Continue reading So In Love
When I moved to this town in 1996, one of the first things I did was to start playing volleyball again. It had been years since I'd been on a court and it felt great to be there. We have an awesome Parks and Rec department in my town, plus our local YMCA also has … Continue reading Interchangeable Parts
In my little town we have a fantastic Parks and Rec department. Lots of organized sports for people of all ages. Basketball, volleyball, soccer, softball. If you or your children want to participate in sporting events, chances are that in this town you will be able to find something that fits your age group and … Continue reading Conversations Around The Gymnasium