Well, we have a new placement. That’s foster parenting lingo for a new child is living with us. This time not so much a child – she is a beautiful, as in model thin and tall with gorgeous skin and features, fifteen year old woman/child, I’ll call her Veronica or V. Wednesday afternoon while doing … More #MeToo
There is a lot of bad in the world right now, no one will dispute, but yesterday a “fake” news story came across my FB feed that brought me to my knees. I call it “fake” because Snopes said it was fake but several news sites, two that I trust, carried it. If you missed … More Brad Pitt and Fake News
Our favorite Big Deal turned one! I had planned to go all out and well, that just didn’t happen because September came and went way too fast for this well-seasoned momma. Even though BD won’t remember it, we hope she will enjoy looking at the pictures of how much mess she made with one orange … More PB&J and TPR
News flash corporate America – asking me, a consumer and thus your customer, to make a donation to your charity du jour and then shaming me when I chose not to participate in your charity fund raising is not generous. It does not help your standing one iota. Here’s why: you, Mr/Ms CEO/CFO/COO, are not … More Please, We Aren’t That Stupid (No, Not Another NFL Post)
As you can imagine, we have been extremely busy. We moved into the “new” house the last weekend of August, my parents and Mike and Julie and the boys came down the following weekend (Labor Day) to help us unpack and get settled and then the following weekend we ran for our lives to escape … More Hurricanes and Sippy Cups
News Flash – I am a southern Christian woman. I am a student of history. My educational focus was southern women’s history during the civil war era. I care a lot about what happened here in my homeland and what tore our country apart at the seams. And now it seems to me that radical, … More Response to Monuments and Racism
Tim’s Great Aunt Jim died last week and we both wanted to attend her funeral in Middlesboro, KY. Aunt Jim was always so warm and welcoming to me and entertained us with her tales of family every time we came for a visit. She gave me a set of desert plates with pine cones on … More Road Trip…What were we thinking?