Under Cover


Forgive me, it’s been six months since my last post… As for my excuse, I’ll use the same one I gave the congregation outreach volunteer from my church who called looking for me last week or as he phrased it, “We haven’t seen you in a while.  Do you need us?” I retorted, “Don’t worry, … Continue reading

Blogger Idol – You Sucked Me In


I swore off blogger contests months ago.  The pinnacle of my shame was when I nominated myself for a Circle of Moms most humorous blogger award.  I could only muster up one shameless self-promotional Facebook status update begging my friends to vote me up the ladder to the status of top mommy jester.  Who the … Continue reading

A Golden Christmas Starring Ruffmary Clooney


I can’t believe I’m admitting this, but I drove all over town shopping for a holiday dress for my daughter that matches the dog’s Christmas dress. Yes, you read that right – to match the dog’s dress. While dressing up a pet for the holidays might seem a little obsessive, there’s just something about a … Continue reading

Introducing My Birthday Funny Sister


An unexpected byproduct of blogging is striking up friendships with total strangers through storytelling. Today, I’m ecstatic because I just added a new link to my Blog Roll. It’s not just any link. It’s a link to a thirty-year friendship rooted at the brink of adulthood in college, between two Midwestern girls born on the same day, … Continue reading