California or Bust Update 2

Day 2 of 3 Fort Stockton, Texas to Tucson, Arizona Distance: 546 (about) Awww man waking up at 6:45 this morning to start our second day of driving was not amusing! Neither morning coffee nor shower made any dent in my travel fatigue. It is for this reason and this reason alone I allowed myself Want More?

New Dress Old Hymnal

Linking up with Rosie at A Blog For My Mom for her My Sunday Best Series. And there was a ripping sound…a ripping sound during the Gospel reading…a ripping sound whose source was my child. Friends, I am getting ahead of myself. Let me back up a bit. Rewind… Today was my children’s first visit Want More?

Dear Virginia, Time to Say Goodbye

Dear Virginia, Three years ago if someone had told me I would be crying when it was time to move again, I would have given them the infamous “whatever” look. I simply would not have believed it. Don’t get me wrong Virginia, you are a good state, not as awesome as Texas..but a good state Want More?

She and I, I and Her

She and I, I and her.  I remember when she was little and we were the best of friends.  When her daddy was out fighting bad guys for months at a time, it was just us.  She and I, I and her.  Newly married and just graduated from college, I was away from everything I had Want More?

The Gift of Ourselves

What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or fester like a sore– And then run? Does it stink like rotten meat? Or crust and sugar over– like a syrupy sweet? Maybe it just sags like a heavy load. Or does it explode? Langston Hughes I first Want More?

Hey Kids! I’m The Easter Bunny!!!!

7:00 am:  I open my eyes and immediately awake to dim sunlight outside the window. My brain registers fairly quickly it must be  after 6:30 am. Why is that important?  It’s not Monday.  It’s Sunday. I can sleep in a little while longer. Oh no! It’s Sunday! Not just any Sunday, but Easter Sunday! My serial tendency Want More?

Tina’s Top 10: Why I Don’t Home School

This is a special shout out to all the Mommas and  Dads that home school their children.  You are selfless and a hero in my book! You’re truly doing something that I know I can not do!  Enjoy We pay taxes. ( I don’t go into McD’s hand them $10 and at least not get Want More?