Category: crazy

First week summer-ization

First week summer-ization

Ok, here we are, Friday…end of the first week of summer.  Here is what I have accomplished: Joined the Rec Center and started working out again (Yay me!) Accomplished some tricky DB work for...

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...

2012

2012

Wow. Twenty-twelve. When I was a kid I used to wonder how we’d refer to the year after it flipped over to 2000.  Now, were are a year out from where they were when...

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”...

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...

Mindful or Mine-field (filled???)

Mindful or Mine-field (filled???)

I just read a post by Paul Overton about the links between our thought processes and being mindful.  I love the way this guy expresses himself though the written word…and was feeling a little less than...

Granny to the D-O-G

Granny to the D-O-G

Wow.  No, it isn’t some rap thing.  I now have living at my house 4 dogs and 2 cats.  2 of these dogs are Kelly’s doing, one is Christina’s, the rest are mine, but...

Passion

Passion

I was talking to a friend of mine about passion the other day.  Not sexual passion but having a passion in life, and in having it, expressing it in your everyday life.  This got...

All Mine to Give

All Mine to Give

I am sitting here on this snowy Christmas Eve day, watching an old movie (imagine that!) called “All Mine to Give”.  A Scottish couple emigrate to Eureka, Wisconsin in 1850 and have 6 kids and then...