Monthly Archives: April 2010

Eaten any good books lately?

Bam! Cuteness. Don’t you love how I put a picture of my adorable little girl right up front so as to influence your perception of this post? Ok, that wasn’t really my intention, but it works (maybe). My little one seems to have a fondness for books already, and I couldn’t be more proud. HerRead More

I’m askeered

I have a confession to make. I am terrified of flying. I love to travel, I love airports, I even love rolling my suitcase around like I’m somewhat important. I just hate the actual flying part. Takeoff is probably the worst, but then there’s that moment mid-flight when you’ve finally calmed down and you realize,Read More

Tolerance is not enough

Don’t get me wrong, I’m not “anti-tolerance.” I just think it’s time we move beyond it. We teach and preach tolerance, when really, we need to extend ourselves to love.  The Googleictionary has three definitions for tolerance:1. Tolerance is the quality of allowing other people to say and do as they like, even if youRead More

A great man

A good man does the dishesA great man does them without being asked A good man tells you he loves youA great man shows you he loves you A good man changes the baby’s diaperA great man sings to her and makes her laugh while doing it A good man asks you to dance atRead More

There’s no place like home

“Look what y’all are missing,” said the e-mail from my sister yesterday. Attached were six or seven pictures of the bluebonnets in bloom in Texas, and I’ll admit, they were very beautiful. She said this jokingly, I assume, because she lived in Arlington, TX for several years after she was first married, and my husbandRead More

Country living ain’t easy, but it sure is fun

Long story short, my husband and I bought 82 acres near my hometown a little more than two years ago. We have 30 acres of trees with a creek running through it, and 52 tillable acres that we lease to an old farmer named “Cleets” (aka Cletus). We moved a farmhouse 11 miles and paidRead More