Category: Purely Personal

Sundays with Oprah

I have a story that I need to share with you, and no one else. (Let’s keep it right here, shall we?) I’m a Starbucks Gold Card member. That means that I spend way...

Deck The Alls

Last weekend our family participated in a time-honored annual tradition that unites us with our kinsman around the globe. The annual tradition that heralds the holiday season. The annual tradition that puts gleams in...

Flashback Friday: So Logical, It’s Scary

Every Friday I dig into the archives and dust off an old post. If you haven’t read it, it’s new to you!   My second born Austin has always been the sweetly-oblivious, doesn’t-always-mean-to-be-funny one...

No. Just…No.

  (An actual conversation last week while hanging out with my two youngest at Chick-fil-A. The name of the little punk juvenile delinquent has been changed because I can’t afford a lawsuit.) Haven (four years...

Sticker Shock

There are certain things prenatal and parenting classes don’t prepare you for. Oh sure, they cover the basics, like childbirth (“Husbands, get out of the way and let her do her thing. Whatever unhelpful...