Good Reads

Sooner or later, the blogs I read every day are going to receive fan art from me. It’s just how I roll. Here’s who’s on my must-read list these days. The Pioneer Woman The Bloggess Sundry Mourning Girls Gone Child Kevin and Amanda Nie Nie Dialogues Yes, there are others, but these are the ones […]

Girl Gone Wild

I haven’t had Spring Break since I was in junior high. In high school, I worked full-time at Puppy Love dog grooming to earn money for my horse habit. In college, I had that work study job in the Psychological Services department making posters for support groups. Every year spring break rolls around and my […]

List: St. Patrick’s Day

I’m wearing green today. I wear green every day because my wedding ring is an emerald. I have been listening to The Chieftains all morning. My St. Patrick’s Day playlist includes The Chieftains, The Corrs, Sinead O’Connor and The Cranberries, among others. I will not make corned beef and cabbage tonight. I don’t drink beer, […]

You can learn a lot about a man from his Christmas list.

My ultra-fit husband’s request at every marathon or triathalon is that I meet him at the finish line with a cigarette, a PBR pounder and a bratwurst. So it didn’t surprise me that the only thing on this Christmas wish list this year was this poster. I was also compelled to order the companion piece. To keep the […]

Beige

The family took a long weekend vacation to Arizona. (Thanks mom and sis!) We needed it. I can’t remember the last time we took a vacation as a family, nor the last time my husband took more than one day in a row to just relax. Or me, for that matter. Let me tell you […]