MY RECENT POSTS
- Nobody Cries for No Reason
April 19, 2012 03:57PM
- I Didn't Play with Barbies
February 01, 2012 11:07AM
- The Puppy
January 04, 2012 03:16PM
- Just one more . . .
October 07, 2011 04:43PM
- Fernsy's Open Call - My First
August 09, 2011 12:02PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “Wow Jan - this is so
well laid out - glad you got
you did - R”
October 08, 2012 11:26AM
- “This cracks me up
-mostly because I have been on
ride many times -
October 01, 2012 10:42AM
- “You don't come around
these parts often enough
Writer - this
October 01, 2012 10:36AM
- “I agree with Tom's
context Chi Guy - it is the
fact that he
September 24, 2012 02:11PM
- “Oh Molly - this takes me
back a year or three - my Bo
almost 12 - and so
September 12, 2012 12:34PM
She flung her arms around my waist and laid her head on my chest – my chin rests easily on the top of her head and I breathe in her scent – pencil shavings, breeze, and the dog.
She lifts her chin and trains her gaze upon me with her… Read full post »
I didn’t play with Barbies when I was a little girl.
That set me apart from nearly every other little girl on the block who had their own set of Barbies, complete with Ken and the Dreamhouse.
I really don’t know why I didn’t… Read full post »
The leash lengthened and the puppy started to prance around the yard. I was so excited – I never got to do anything like this before – be in charge of something that was alive.
I’d tried many times over to help my mama with my baby brother. But, she… Read full post »
Just one more . . .
-Taste before I roll down the edge and put the chip clip back on the bag
One more greasy, salty crunchy taste and then I’m done.
I reach into the bag and feel the slick package under my hand – and I… Read full post »
This is in response to Fernsy's Open Call to repost the first post EVAH - it really wasn't that long ago for me - Feb. 15, 2011. Thanks for the chance to share again.
How I Got My Husband to Clean the House
I knocked and entered – he rolled over onto one elbow and gave me the pop-eye – “What time is it?”
“Time for you to get moving – you’ve got drivers ed this morning. Don’t forget to mow the lawn when you get home and make sure your sister gets… Read full post »
We had a long day of travel ahead of us. It all started out at 7 a.m. on a Saturday when we left the tiny airport in FM bound for Chicago - final destination – Guatemala City, Guatemala to retrieve my son Mr. E.
To say I was a little… Read full post »
I’ve been furiously digging through old email trying to find a particular one that featured a Bible verse that I keep coming back to in my mind
“He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver” – Malachi 3:3
The… Read full post »
My parents have lived in the same 1950’s rancher in the same Midwestern subdivision since 1974.
It is the one and only house that they have purchased as single people or a married couple. They paid off their mortgage years ago. And as 60-somethings on the verge of retirement… Read full post »
– Run inside and grab that old mayonnaise jar from underneath the kitchen sink – see if you can catch one
Run or you will miss them – in the house she goes – bare feet squeak on the vinyl kitchen… Read full post »
Why do I feel compelled to wade in where the water is deep and the current is swift - and begin to attempt the elementary backstroke - against the current?
Damn Facebook - Just cruising around this morning, in between work projects, attempting to catch up and then smack - there… Read full post »
As the parent of a teen and tween I am constantly in the market for ways in which I can embarass them.
After all a little retribution is in order - what with the temper tantrums at the grocery store, the farting and pointing in the check out line at… Read full post »
I think I have finally found a way to get my husband to unload the clean laundry basket instead of fishing around the bottom of the pile for a clean pair of jeans -
The mere mention of periods and puberty by our 10 year old Raisin sent him packing… Read full post »