The Reality of Friday Nights for Parents of Older Kids

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Last night we ended up with a gaggle of teenage boys fishing in the pond behind the house. Not a bad way for 15 year-olds to spend a Friday evening.   It did end with one of our sons getting stitches. How many times have we as mother said don’t throw rocks and no swinging […]

Four-leaf clover patch…Peter’s Tiananmen Square

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We have something amazing. We have our own little patch of good luck. We have an entire patch of four leaf clovers that come back year after year. I walk out of our front door every day and that little patch of four leaf clovers reminds me of how lucky we are. How blessed our […]

Guess Where I Was?

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If you know me at all you know I live on Facebook. If it’s not on Facebook then it didn’t happen. (You can click the link to make sure we are FB friends because we should TOTALLY be) You would be a doll to like my Facebook page because that is like feeding me cookies. […]

Poor Husbands and their Wives’ Naughty Books, My “Fifty Shades of Grey Experience”

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You can drive by their brick houses and see that something is going on with the family that lives there. The pansies that were planted last fall are leggy in their flower beds and should have been pulled out a month ago, and replaced with begonias. Their flower pots are sitting empty. Has there been a separation? Impending divorce? Illness? Nope, it’s “Fifty Shades of Grey.”

Giving Pregnancy Results At The Dollar Store, True Story

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I took Mitchell, one of my twins, to Michaels and the Dollar Store today for science project materials. I was standing next to a young man who worked at the store when this rough looking guy came walking up to the store employee and said, “Ummmm, so if I wanted to try to figure out […]