Category: behavior

Distance and Time

Distance and Time

I haven’t written in SO long.  I’ve been trying to keep my head above water…busy, busy, busy…things to do, places to go, stuff to think about…demands, demands, demands… work, personal, physical, emotional…can I meet...

Meet George, Part Two

As we drove along, George spoke occasionally, wondering out loud about his situation….his life…his future…his circumstances… It was awkward for me…as most of us sat there and did not respond…it bothered me so much...

Hungry hungry hippo

Hungry hungry hippo

I saw a post on Pinterest that called the childhood game, Hungry Hungry Hippo the original Hunger Games.  I thought that was funny.  I also heard a story about a woman who is competing...

Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

Crowd Control & Preteen Mania

YIKES!  I thought it was bad when Christina and Kelly were in grade school and we had to squeeze into the ancient school admin building to view their art if it made it to...

Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Christmas is Coming, the Goose is Getting Fat

Ok, with Christmas almost here, and with our extreme scaled back version (kind of like the Extreme Home Edition Makeover, but in reverse) of Christmas, we have had almost zero time spent on “buying”...

Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

Sometimes being the “grown-up” stinks…

I had to make the very difficult decision of having my 17 year old cat down. Actually, making the decision was easy, his health had been deteriorating over the last year; clearly he was...

I’m Sorry

I’m Sorry

Have you found yourself apologizing today? I have, for large goofs and minor gaffs…feeling extremely repentant and guilty over both..here are my questions: On average: How often do you “over hear” someone apologizing in...

Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Hillbilly Livin’ in Frisco, Texas

Yeah, I looked around today and thought, wow, hillbilly.  We have a laundry basket floating in our pool. Hillbilly. It is there because when our dryer threatened to pull a Talking Heads “Burning Down...

Recreation Center

Recreation Center

Well, check one off the list. I signed the family up for the Rec Center yesterday. Tomorrow I begin serious workouts. Today I am designing my schedule. And yes, I have to design a...

Summer 2011

Summer 2011

This is DEFINITELY the summer of love!  Yet it is also a summer of challenges. We have already completed our first summer camp and we’re are only 11 days into it.  Horse camp, check....